A Companion to the Hellenistic World

A Companion to the Hellenistic World

Editor(s): Andrew Erskine

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

Print ISBN: 9780631225379

Online ISBN: 9780470996584

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996584

About this Book

Covering the period from the death of Alexander the Great to the celebrated defeat of Antony and Cleopatra at the hands of Augustus, this authoritative Companion explores the world that Alexander created but did not live to see.


  • Comprises 29 original essays by leading international scholars.
  • Essential reading for courses on Hellenistic history.
  • Combines narrative and thematic approaches to the period.
  • Draws on the very latest research.
  • Covers a broad range of topics, spanning political, religious, social, economic and cultural history.

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Narratives

  2. Part II: Protagonists

  3. Part III: Change and Continuity

  4. Part IV: Greeks and Others

  5. Part V: Society and Economy

  6. Part VI: Gods and Men

  7. Part VII: Arts and Sciences

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