By John Ma
This crucial and wide-ranging e-book examines the connection among the Greek city-states and the Hellenistic empire, focusing particularly at the interplay among Antiochos III and the towns of Western Asia Minor. Dr Ma methods this fabric from various angles: narrative background, structural analyses of imperial energy, and analyses of the capabilities performed via language and stereotype within the interplay among rulers and governed. This paperback version features a new preface and a piece of addenda.
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