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War in the Hellenistic World

A Social and Cultural History (Ancient World at War)

by Angelos Chaniotis

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Published by Blackwell Publishing Limited .
Written in English


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Number of Pages336
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Open LibraryOL7610493M
ISBN 100631226087
ISBN 109780631226086

In this revisionist study of Roman imperialism in the Greek world, Gruen considers the Hellenistic context within which Roman expansion took place. The evidence discloses a preponderance of Greek rather than Roman ideas: a noteworthy readiness on the part of Roman policymakers to adjust to Hellenistic practices rather than to impose a system of their own. The book’s last chapter by J.E. Lendon, (pp. ), is on war and society. He contrasts “military excellence as craft” in the Hellenistic world to “military excellence as virtue” among the Romans and examines the consequences for each side.

The Lamian War, or the Hellenic War (– BC) was fought by a coalition of cities including Athens and the Aetolian League against Macedon and its ally war broke out after the death of the King of Macedon, Alexander the Great, and was part of a series of attempts to challenge Macedonian hegemony over mainland Greece. The war takes its name from the Location: Greece. When I studied Hellenistic history at university, we were set Walbank, F. W. The Hellenistic World (London, ) as an introductory overview. I'm not sure about fun (I tend to think that if you really want a worthwhile introduction to something, pop history is not the way to go), but it's a very interesting and readable overview.

The death of Alexander the Great marks the start of the later period of Greek history that scholars call Hellenistic Times. The period extends from to the founding of the Roman Empire in 30 B.C. The death of Alexander set off a civil war among his Macedonian generals to . From the epic poems of Homer through the glittering art and architecture of Greece's Golden Age to the influential Roman systems of law and leadership, the classical world established the foundations of our culture as well as many of its most enduring achievements. Now available in a smaller, more convenient format, the astonishingly in-depth and widely praised Oxford History .


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In War in the Hellenistic World, Angelos Chaniotis aims to survey “the various ways in which war shaped Hellenistic society, mentality, and culture, and also the ways in which wars corresponded to contemporary social conditions and reflected cultural peculiarities of this era” (p.

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