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作者 Howe, Timothy
書名 Ancient Historiography on War and Empire
出版項 Havertown : Oxbow Books, Limited, 2016
©2017
國際標準書號 9781785703003 (electronic bk.)
9781785702990
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說明 1 online resource (297 pages)
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附註 Intro -- List of contributors -- Abbreviations -- Foreword: Ancient historiography and ancient history -- Part I: Introduction -- 1. Why history? On the emergence of historical writing -- Part II: Persia and Greece -- 2. The political and the divine in Achaemenid royal inscriptions -- 3. Cyrus the Great and the sacrifices for a dead king -- 4. The horse and the stag: Philistus' view of tyrants -- Part III: Macedon -- 5. Alexander II of Macedon -- 6. 'The giver of the bride, the bridegroom, and the bride': a study of the murder of Philip II and its aftermath -- 7. Royal tombs and cult of the dead kings in Early Hellenistic Macedonia -- Part IV: The Empires of Alexander the Great and the Diadochoi -- 8. The financial administration of Asia Minor under Alexander the Great: an interpretation of two passages from Arrian's Anabasis -- 9. The Eagle has landed: divination in the Alexander historians -- 10. The casualty figures of Alexander's army -- 11. Alexander's battles against Persians in the art of the Successors -- 12. How the hoopoe got his crest: reflections on Megasthenes' stories of India -- 13. Creating the king: the image of Alexander the Great in 1 Maccabees, 1-10 -- Part V: Second Sophistic Rome -- 14. The hero vs. the tyrant: legitimate and illegitimate rule in the Alexander-Caesar pairing -- 15. Plutarch's Alexander, Dionysos and the metaphysics of power -- 16. The artistic king: reflections on a Topos in Second Sophistic Historiography -- 17. Flattery, history, and the Πεπαιδευμένος -- Index
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鏈接 Print version: Howe, Timothy Ancient Historiography on War and Empire Havertown : Oxbow Books, Limited,c2016 9781785702990
主題 Military history, Ancient - Historiography
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Alt Author Müller, Sabine
Stoneman, Richard
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