Alexander to Actium: Historical Evolution of the Hellenistic Age :: Peter Green

Alexander to Actium: Historical Evolution of the Hellenistic Age :: Peter Green soon to be presented for sale on the super BookLovers of Bath web site!

London: Thames & Hudson, 1990, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Includes: Street plans; Timeline; Black & white photographs; Black & white plates; Maps; Genealogical tables;

From the cover: The Hellenistic Age, those three extraordinary centuries from the death of Alexander in 323 BC to Octavians final defeat of Antony and Cleopatra at the Battle of Actium, has offered a rich and variegated field of exploration for papyrologists, historians, philosophers, economists and literary critics. Yet few scholars have attempted the daunting task of seeing the period as a whole, of refracting the achievements and reception of this brilliant, cosmopolitan world through the lens of a single critical mind.

In this monumental work, Peter Green breaks with the traditional practi…

Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Just a hint of fading to the spine of the dust wrapper and onto the margins of the panels. A little age-toned at the top edge of the text block. The contents complete, clean and tight.

Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. (xxiii) 970 pages. Index. Bibliography. 10¼” x 7¼”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I excite you with my selection contained in History Greek catalogue?



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