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A companion to ancient Macedonia, edited by Joseph Roisman, Ian Worthington

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A companion to ancient Macedonia
Title
A companion to ancient Macedonia
Statement of responsibility
edited by Joseph Roisman, Ian Worthington
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "The most comprehensive and up-to-date work available on ancient Macedonian history and material culture, A Companion to Ancient Macedonia is an invaluable reference for students and scholars alike. Features new, specially commissioned essays by leading and up-and-coming scholars in the field Examines the political, military, social, economic, and cultural history of ancient Macedonia from the Archaic period to the end of Roman period and beyond Discusses the importance of art, archaeology and architecture All ancient sources are translated in English Each chapter includes bibliographical essays for further reading"--
  • "A Companion to Ancient Macedonia--the first of its kind--examines the political, military, social, economic, and cultural history of ancient Macedonia from the Archaic period to the end of Roman domination and beyond. Material culture, such as art, architecture, and archaeology, is also explored. Written in a lively and accessible style, the companion includes specially commissioned chapters by leading and up-and-coming scholars, and features suggestions for further reading. This comprehensive, up-to-date collection of essays provides a rich resource for students and scholars of ancient Macedonia"--
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  • Provided by publisher
  • Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
938/.1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DF261.M2
LC item number
C66 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Roisman, Joseph
  • Worthington, Ian
Series statement
Blackwell companions to the ancient world. Ancient history
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Macedonia
  • Macedonia
Label
A companion to ancient Macedonia, edited by Joseph Roisman, Ian Worthington
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Why study ancient Macedonia and what this companion is about / Edward M. Anson -- The literary and epigraphic evidence to the Roman conquest / P.J. Rhodes -- The numismatic evidence / Karsten Dahmen -- The physical kingdom / Carol G. Thomas -- Macedonians and Greeks / Johannes Engels -- Perspectives on the Macedonians from Greece, Rome, and beyond / Sulochana R. Asirvatham -- The early Temenid kings to Alexander I / Sławomir Sprawski -- Classical Macedonia to Perdiccas III / Joseph Roisman -- Philip II / Sabine Müller -- Alexander the Great, Macedonia, and Asia / Dawn L. Gilley and Ian Worthington -- Alexander's successors to 221 BC / Winthrop Lindsay Adams -- Macedonia and Rome, 221-146 BC / Arthur M. Eckstein -- Provincia Macedonia / John Vanderspoel -- Macedonia, Illyria, and Epirus / William S. Greenwalt -- Macedonia and Thessaly / Denver Graninger -- Macedonia and Thrace / Zosia Archibald -- Macedonia and Persia / Marek Jan Olbrycht -- Macedonian kingship and other political institutions / Carol J. King -- Social customs and institutions : aspects of Macedonian elite society / Noriko Sawada -- Macedonian women / Elizabeth Carney -- Macedonian religion / Paul Christesen and Sarah C. Murray -- The Macedonian army / Nicholas Victor Sekunda -- The political economy of Macedonia / Paul Millett -- Classical art to 221 BC / Craig I. Hardiman -- Hellenistic and Roman art, 221 BC-AD 337 / Rachel Kousser -- Macedonia in late antiquity / Carolyn S. Snively -- Ancient Macedonia, Alexander the Great, and the star or sun of Vergina : national symbols and the conflict between Greece and the Republic of Macedonia / Loring M. Danforth
Control code
639164018
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xvxvi, 668 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781405179362
Lccn
2010034205
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)639164018
Label
A companion to ancient Macedonia, edited by Joseph Roisman, Ian Worthington
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Why study ancient Macedonia and what this companion is about / Edward M. Anson -- The literary and epigraphic evidence to the Roman conquest / P.J. Rhodes -- The numismatic evidence / Karsten Dahmen -- The physical kingdom / Carol G. Thomas -- Macedonians and Greeks / Johannes Engels -- Perspectives on the Macedonians from Greece, Rome, and beyond / Sulochana R. Asirvatham -- The early Temenid kings to Alexander I / Sławomir Sprawski -- Classical Macedonia to Perdiccas III / Joseph Roisman -- Philip II / Sabine Müller -- Alexander the Great, Macedonia, and Asia / Dawn L. Gilley and Ian Worthington -- Alexander's successors to 221 BC / Winthrop Lindsay Adams -- Macedonia and Rome, 221-146 BC / Arthur M. Eckstein -- Provincia Macedonia / John Vanderspoel -- Macedonia, Illyria, and Epirus / William S. Greenwalt -- Macedonia and Thessaly / Denver Graninger -- Macedonia and Thrace / Zosia Archibald -- Macedonia and Persia / Marek Jan Olbrycht -- Macedonian kingship and other political institutions / Carol J. King -- Social customs and institutions : aspects of Macedonian elite society / Noriko Sawada -- Macedonian women / Elizabeth Carney -- Macedonian religion / Paul Christesen and Sarah C. Murray -- The Macedonian army / Nicholas Victor Sekunda -- The political economy of Macedonia / Paul Millett -- Classical art to 221 BC / Craig I. Hardiman -- Hellenistic and Roman art, 221 BC-AD 337 / Rachel Kousser -- Macedonia in late antiquity / Carolyn S. Snively -- Ancient Macedonia, Alexander the Great, and the star or sun of Vergina : national symbols and the conflict between Greece and the Republic of Macedonia / Loring M. Danforth
Control code
639164018
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xvxvi, 668 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781405179362
Lccn
2010034205
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)639164018

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