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Title Greece, Macedon and Persia : studies in social, political and military history in honour of Waldemar Heckel / edited by Timothy Howe, E. Edward Garvin and Graham Wrightson
Edition Hardcover edition
Published Philadelphia : Oxbow Books, 2015
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Contents Darius I and the problems of (re)conquest: resistance, false identities and the impact of the past / Sabine Müller -- Clausewitz, the culminating point of attack, and Greco-Persian wars / E. Edward Garvin -- Thucydides and the failure in Sicily / Brian Bosworth -- Women and symposia in Macedonia / Elizabeth Carney -- Infantry and the evolution of Argead Macedonia / William Greenwalt -- Equine aspects of Alexander the Great's Macedonian cavalry / Carolyn Willekes -- Macedonian armies and the perfection of combined arms / Graham Wrightson -- Military unrest in the age of Philip and Alexander of Macedon: defining the terms of debate / Lee L. Brice -- Opposition to Macedonian kings: riots for rewards and verbal protests / Joseph Roisman -- Arrian and "Roman" military tactics: Alexander's campaign against the autonomous Thracians / Timothy Howe -- Counter-insurgency: the lesson of Alexander the Great / Edward M. Anson -- The comparison between Alexander and Philip: use and metamorphosis of an ideological theme / Guiseppe Squillace -- The Callisthenes enigma / Gordon Shrimpton -- Alexander's unintended legacy: borders / Stanley Burstein -- Cleomenes of Naucratis, villain or victim? / Elizabeth Baynham -- Cult of the dead and vision of the afterlife in early Hellenistic Macedonia / Franca Landucci Gattinoni -- The career of Sostratos of Knidos: politics, diplomacy and the Alexandrian building programme in the early Hellenistic period / Alexander Meeus -- What did Arsinoe tell Lysimachus about Philetaerus? / Daniel Ogden -- Polybius on naval warfare / Philip DeSouza -- Rome's apparent disinterest in Macedonia 168-148 BC / John Vanderspoel
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Alexander, the Great, 356 B.C.-323 B.C.
Greece -- History -- Macedonian Expansion, 359-323 B.C.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Garvin, E. Edward (Erin Edward)
Heckel, Waldemar, 1949-
Howe, Timothy.
Wrightson, Graham (Graham Charles Liquorish)
LC no. 2015011177
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