Alexander to Actium

Alexander to Actium

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A meticulous analysis of Hellenistic culture spanning three centuries, from the death of Alexander the Great in 325 B.C. Green surveys every significant aspect of Hellenistic cultural development in this colorful, complex period that will fascinate all readers. 217 illustrations, 30 maps.Memnon FGrH434 F 7; App. Mitlir. ... Biona#39;s homely bromides (e.g., aquot;Dona#39;t blame fate, blame yourself, aquot; the direct ancestor of aquot;The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars / But in ourselvesaquot;) inevitably gave rise to the charge that he was a mereanbsp;...

Title:Alexander to Actium
Author:Peter Green
Publisher:Univ of California Press - 1993


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