The Cambridge Ancient History

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Cambridge University Press, 1970 - History, Ancient
 

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Originally published in 1939, but a standard reference until the 1990's, this volume in the series wears well. However, it is eighty two years old by now, and reference to more recent work is ... Read full review

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An overview of the process whereby Octavian and his friends set the Mediterranean basin to rights, by their lights. Now dated, as it was written by 1938, but still useful. The story continues until the end of the Julian Dynasty. (Nero). Read full review

Contents

CONTENTS
2
The transformation of Italy 300133 B c The evidence
13
The Carthaginians in Spain
17
Carthaginian Spain page
18
The Second Punic War
44
Italy and Sicily in the Second Punic War
48
Campania
52
Spain in the Second Punic War
58
The Greek lands of central and southern Asia
390
Bactria and Northwestern India
392
Roman tradition and the Greek world
422
Italy and Sicily
478
The inscription on the sarcophagus of L Cornelius Scipio Barbatus page
483
Potters marks from Cales third century B C
486
Potters marks on reliefware from Cales
487
Profiles of GrecoItalic amphoras
488

s North Africa
64
Rome and Greece to 205 B C
81
The Adriatic
82
į Roman expansion in the west
107
Northern Italy
108
Spain in the second century B C I 20
120
North Africa at the time of the Third Punic War
144
Carthage
158
Rome against Philip and Antiochus
244
u Greece and Asia Minor
246
Macedonia and Greece
292
The Seleucids and their rivals
324
Asia Minor and Syria
326
The Greeks of Bactria and India
388
s Plan of the forum of Paestum
489
Plan of the sanctuary at Pietrabbondante
490
Profiles of Dressel I amphoras
497
Typical profiles of thinwalled pottery of the Republican period
500
Three Hellenistic dynasties
517
Chronological table
523
BIBLIOGRAPHY
543
B Sources
549
с Rome and Carthage
558
E The Seleucids and their neighbours
562
F The Greeks of Bactria and India
569
G The Romans in Spain
577
Miscellaneous
590
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