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By Joseph Roisman, Ian Worthington

ISBN-10: 1405179368

ISBN-13: 9781405179362

The main accomplished and updated paintings on hand on historical Macedonian background and fabric tradition, A spouse to historical Macedonia is a useful reference for college kids and students alike. positive factors new, specifically commissioned essays through  prime and up-and-coming students within the fieldExamines the political, army, social, monetary, and cultural background of historical Macedonia from the Archaic interval to the top of Roman interval and beyondDiscusses the significance of artwork, archaeology and architectureAll historical assets are translated in EnglishEach bankruptcy contains bibliographical essays for additional interpreting

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122–31. L. Adams, ‘Historical Perceptions of Greco-Macedonian Ethnicity in the Hellenistic Age’, Balkan Studies 37 (1996), pp. 205–22 and by J. Hall, ‘Contested Ethnicities: Perceptions of Macedonia within Evolving Definitions of Greek Identity’, in I. ), Ancient Perceptions of Greek Ethnicity (Cambridge 2001), pp. 159–86. C. What cannot be denied, however, is that the cultural commodification of Hellenic identity that emerged in the fourth century might have remained a provincial artifact, confined to the Balkan peninsula, had it not been for the Macedonians’ (p.

Increasingly the focus on Macedonia has shown that both Alexander and the Hellenistic era owed much to his homeland. G. Thomas in ‘The Physical Kingdom’ (chapter 4) reviews the land that was ancient Macedonia. Its often rugged terrain, continental climate, and its location, ‘the node of connections between both north/south and east/west’, made Macedonia a land that produced a ‘tough people’. Macedonia itself was seen in antiquity as divided between the coastal plain, commonly referred to as Lower Macedonia, and the western and northern highlands, referred to as Upper (or Inner) Macedonia.

Aristophanes, Acharnians 168, Birds 199, Diod. S. Greenwalt, ‘Macedonia, Illyria and Epirus’ (chapter 14). N. Borza, ‘Greeks and Macedonians in the Age of Alexander. W. M. , in Honor of E. Badian (Norman 1996), pp. 122–31. L. Adams, ‘Historical Perceptions of Greco-Macedonian Ethnicity in the Hellenistic Age’, Balkan Studies 37 (1996), pp. 205–22 and by J. Hall, ‘Contested Ethnicities: Perceptions of Macedonia within Evolving Definitions of Greek Identity’, in I. ), Ancient Perceptions of Greek Ethnicity (Cambridge 2001), pp.

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