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Localism in Hellenistic Greece

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Localism in Hellenistic Greece explores, in exemplary fashion, how ancient societies positioned themselves in a swiftly expanding world.

List of contents

Sheila L. Ager and Hans Beck
1. Introduction: Localism in Hellenistic Greece
Hans Beck
2. Localism and Environmental History in the Hellenistic Kopaic Basin
Ruben Post
3. Healing a Battlefield: The Local World of Hellenistic Chaironeia
Chandra Giroux
4. The Other Side of the Stone: Local Proxenia in the Hellenistic Euboian Gulf
Alex McAuley
5. Notes on Matrimonial Strategies in Civic Contexts
Sara Saba
6. Local Horizons for the Thessalian Eleutheria
Denver Graninger
7. The Problematic Localism of the Hellenistic Aitolians
Joseph B. Scholten
8. Aligning the Dots: Local Self-Assertion in a Politically Expanding World
Peter Funke
9. The Local Voice of Enmity: Kleomenes III, Sparta, and Argos
Elena Franchi
10. "Sparta is my country": Competitive Localism in Hellenistic Sparta
Sebastian Scharff
11. Shaping and Reshaping Local Memories in Megalopolis: The Case of the Tyrants Aristodamos and Lydiadas
James Roy
12. Global Activities in a Localized Context: Mercenaries, Proxeny, and the Small Local World of Hellenistic Mani
Chelsea A.M. Gardner
13. Being Syracusan in the Hellenistic World
Mark Thatcher
14. Between the Local and the Global: Intersectional Elites at Antiochia ad Cragum in Roman Rough Cilicia
Tim Howe
15. Afterword: Reflections on Hellenistic Localism 
Sheila L. Ager
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Edited by Sheila L. Ager and Hans Beck

Product details

Authors Sheila Beck Ager
Assisted by Sheila Ager (Editor), Hans Beck (Editor)
Publisher University of Toronto Press
Languages English
Product format Hardback
Released 01.05.2024
EAN 9781487548315
ISBN 978-1-4875-4831-5
No. of pages 416
Series Phoenix Supplementary Volumes
Subject Humanities, art, music > Linguistics and literary studies > General and comparative literary studies

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