War in The Hellenistic World: A Social and Cultural History
Copyright © 2005 Angelos Chaniotis
Author(s): Angelos Chaniotis
Published Online: 4 FEB 2008
Print ISBN: 9780631226079
Online ISBN: 9780470773413
About this Book
Exploiting the abundant primary sources available, this book examines the diverse ways in which war shaped the Hellenistic world.
- An overview of war and society in the Hellenistic world.
- Highlights the interdependence of warfare and social phenomena.
- Covers a wide range of topics, including social conditions as causes of war, the role of professional warriors, the discourse of war in Hellenistic cities, the budget of war, the collective memory of war, and the aesthetics of war.
- Draws on the abundance of primary sources available.