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The Hellenistic World By F. W. Walbank

The Hellenistic World by F. W. Walbank

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With the use of quotations, this book examines the political events in the Hellenistic world. It also describes the different social systems of the peoples under Greek rule, developments in literature, science and technology and the founding of religious movements.

The Hellenistic World Summary

The Hellenistic World by F. W. Walbank

With extensive use of quotations from original source material, this book examines the political events in the Hellenistic world from Alexander's death until his incorporation in the Roman Empire. It also describes the different social systems of the peoples under Greek rule, important developments in literature, science and technology and the founding of new religious movements. The author has assimilated all pertinent recent scholarship in the field, and fashioned an obsorbing account of a vast and complex society whose ideas and achievements for the bedrock of present-day Western civilization.

About F. W. Walbank

F.W. Walbank, Emeritus Professor in the University of Liverpool and a Fellow of the British Academy, read Classics at Peterhouse, Cambridge, where he is now an Honorary Fellow. At Liverpool he was, from 1951 to 1977, Rathbone Professor of Ancient History and Classical Archaeology. He has also held Visiting Professorships at the University of Pittsburgh and the University of California at Berkeley, and has been a member of the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton. His published works include Philip V of Macedon, Polybius, A Historical Commentary on Polybius (3 vols.), The Awful Revolution and, with N.G.L. Hammond, A History of Macedonia, Vol. III: 336-167 BC'. He is also Joint Editor of Vols. VII and VIII of the Cambridge Ancient History.

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GOR001284356
The Hellenistic World by F. W. Walbank
Used - Very Good
Paperback
HarperCollins Publishers
1981-06-12
296
0006861040
9780006861041
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