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Title The Hellenistic West : rethinking the ancient Mediterranean / edited by Jonathan R.W. Prag and Josephine Crawley Quinn
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 471 pages) : illustrations, maps, 8 pages of plates
Contents Introduction / Jonathan R.W. Prag and Josephine Crawley Quinn -- The view from the East / Andrew Erskine -- Hellenistic Pompeii : between Oscan, Greek, Roman, and Punic / Andrew Wallace-Hadrill -- The 'Hellenistics of death' in Adriatic central Italy / Edward Bispham -- Hellenistic Sicily, c.270-100 BC / R.J.A. Wilson -- Trading across the Syrtes : Euesperides and the Punic world / Andrew Wilson -- Strangers in the city : elite communication in the Hellenistic central Mediterranean / Elizabeth Fentress -- Monumental power : 'Numidian royal architecture' in context / Josephine Crawley Quinn -- Representing hellenistic Numidia, in Africa and at Rome / Ann Kuttner -- Hellenism as subaltern practice : rural cults in the Punic world / Peter van Dommelen and Mireia Lopez-Bertran -- Were the Iberians Hellenized? / Simon Keay -- Epigraphy in the western Mediterranean : a Hellenistic phenomenon? / Jonathan R.W. Prag -- Heracles, coinage, and the West : three Hellenistic case-studies / Liv Mariah Yarrow -- On the significance of East and West in today's 'Hellenistic' history / Nicholas Purcell
Summary Pathbreaking essays challenging the traditional focus on the eastern Mediterranean in the Hellenistic period and on Rome in the West
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Greeks -- Colonization -- Mediterranean Region.
Greeks -- Mediterranean Region -- History.
Hellenism -- History.
Mediterranean Region -- Civilization -- Greek influences.
Mediterranean Region -- History -- To 476.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Prag, J. R. W., author, editor
Quinn, Josephine Crawley, author, editor
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