Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World: A Companion to Ancient Macedonia

Editor/Author Roisman, Joseph and Worthington, Ian
Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Wiley

Single-User Purchase Price: $228.95
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $343.42
ISBN: 978-1-4051-7936-2
Category: History - History, Ancient
Image Count: 42
Book Status: Available
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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

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Table of Contents

  • List of Contributors
  • Preface
  • Notes on Style
  • List of Abbreviations
  • Maps
  • PART I Preamble
  • 1 Why Study Ancient Macedonia and What this Companion is About Edward M. Anson
  • PART II Evidence
  • 2 The Literary and Epigraphic Evidence to the Roman Conquest P.J.Rhodes
  • 3 The Numismatic Evidence Karsten Dahmen
  • PART III Macedonia and Macedonians
  • 4 The Physical Kingdom Carol G. Thomas
  • 5 Macedonians and Greeks Johannes Engels
  • 6 Perspectives on the Macedonians from Greece, Rome, and Beyond Sulochana R. Asirvatham
  • PART IV History
  • 7 The Early Temenid Kings to Alexander I Slawomir Sprawski
  • 8 Classical Macedonia to Perdiccas III Joseph Roisman
  • 9 Philip II Sabine Müller
  • 10 Alexander the Great, Macedonia and Asia Dawn L. Gilley and Ian Worthington
  • 11 Alexander’s Successors to 221 bc Winthrop Lindsay Adams
  • 12 Macedonia and Rome, 221–146 bc Arthur M. Eckstein
  • 13 Provincia Macedonia John Vanderspoel
  • PART V Neighbours
  • 14 Macedonia, Illyria and Epirus William S. Greenwalt
  • 15 Macedonia and Thessaly Denver Graninger
  • 16 Macedonia and Thrace Zosia Archibald
  • 17 Macedonia and Persia Marek Jan Olbrycht
  • PART VI Politics, Society, Economy and Culture
  • 18 Macedonian Kingship and Other Political Institutions Carol J. King
  • 19 Social Customs and Institutions: Aspects of Macedonian Elite Society Noriko Sawada
  • 20 Macedonian Women Elizabeth Carney
  • 21 Macedonian Religion Paul Christesen and Sarah C. Murray
  • 22 The Macedonian Army Nicholas Victor Sekunda
  • 23 The Political Economy of Macedonia Paul Millett
  • 24 Classical Art to 221 bc Craig I. Hardiman
  • 25 Hellenistic and Roman Art, 221 bc–ad 337 Rachel Kousser
  • PART VII After Rome
  • 26 Macedonia in Late Antiquity Carolyn S. Snively
  • 27 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
  • Bibliography