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The Cambridge Ancient History

The Cambridge Ancient History

Volume 6. The Fourth Century BC

2nd Edition

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Part of The Cambridge Ancient History

Simon Hornblower, D. M. Lewis, Robin Seager, J. Roy, Matthew W. Stolper, Hayim Tadmor, F. G. Maier, Alan B. Lloyd, G. Ch. Picard, Nicholas Purcell, D. W. Harding, N. G. L. Hammond, Zofia H. Archibald, John Hind, L. Casson, M. M. Austin, P. J. Rhodes, M. Ostwald, John P. Lynch, G. E. R. Lloyd, J. J. Pollitt, Alison Burford, Y. Garlan, H. D. Westlake, J. R. Ellis, A. B. Bosworth
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  • Date Published: November 1994
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521233484

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  • Volume VI of the new edition of The Cambridge Ancient History covers years that include the rise of Macedon and the campaigns of Alexander the Great. The volume treats the politics and economy not only of old Greece but also of the Near East and the western Mediterranean. It has sections on the continued development of classical art and the formation of the philosophical schools in Athens. This second edition, completely replanned and rewritten, is a full and reliable guide to the advances in scholarship of the past sixty-five years.

    • The final volume of the Greek part of The Cambridge Ancient History
    • Contains Philip of Macedon and Alexander the Great
    • Interest is growing in the fourth century BC, the period covered by this volume
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    • Edition: 2nd Edition
    • Date Published: November 1994
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521233484
    • length: 1094 pages
    • dimensions: 302 x 175 x 87 mm
    • weight: 1.62kg
    • contains: 39 b/w illus. 24 maps 1 table
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    1. Sources and their uses Simon Hornblower
    2. Sparta as victor D. M. Lewis
    3. Persia Simon Hornblower
    4. The Corinthian war Robin Seager
    5. Sicily, 413–368 BC D. M. Lewis
    6. The King's Peace and the Second Athenian Confederacy Robin Seager
    7. Thebes in the 360s BC J. Roy
    8a. Asia Minor Simon Hornblower
    8b. Mesopotamia, 482–330 BC Matthew W. Stolper
    8c. Judah Hayim Tadmor
    8d. Cyprus and Phoenicia F. G. Maier
    8e. Egypt, 404–337 BC Alan B. Lloyd
    9a. Carthage from the battle at Himera to Agathocles' invasion, 480–308 BC G. Ch. Picard
    9b. South Italy in the fourth century BC Nicholas Purcell
    9c. Celtic Europe D. W. Harding
    9d. Illyrians and North-west Greeks N. G. L. Hammond
    9e. Thracians and Scythians Zofia H. Archibald
    9f. The Bosporan kingdom John Hind
    9g. Communications L. Casson
    10. Society and economy M. M. Austin
    11. The polis and the alternatives P. J. Rhodes
    12a. The growth of schools and the advance of knowledge M. Ostwald and John P. Lynch
    12b. Medicine G. E. R. Lloyd
    12c. Greek art: Classical to Hellenistic J. J. Pollitt
    12d. Greek agriculture in the Classical period Alison Burford
    12e. Warfare Y. Garlan
    13. Dion and Timoleon H. D. Westlake
    14. Macedon and North-west Greece J. R. Ellis
    15. Macedonian hegemony created J. R. Ellis
    16. Alexander the Great: part 1 the events of the reign A. B. Bosworth
    17. Alexander the Great: part 2 Greece and the conquered territories A. B. Bosworth
    Epilogue Simon Hornblower
    Chronological table
    Bibliography.

  • Editors

    D. M. Lewis, University of Oxford

    John Boardman, University of Oxford

    Simon Hornblower, University of Oxford

    M. Ostwald, University of Pennsylvania

    Contributors

    Simon Hornblower, D. M. Lewis, Robin Seager, J. Roy, Matthew W. Stolper, Hayim Tadmor, F. G. Maier, Alan B. Lloyd, G. Ch. Picard, Nicholas Purcell, D. W. Harding, N. G. L. Hammond, Zofia H. Archibald, John Hind, L. Casson, M. M. Austin, P. J. Rhodes, M. Ostwald, John P. Lynch, G. E. R. Lloyd, J. J. Pollitt, Alison Burford, Y. Garlan, H. D. Westlake, J. R. Ellis, A. B. Bosworth

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