Spanning the period from Alexander the Great's accession to the throne in 336 BC to the defeat by Octavian of Antony and Cleopatra in 31 BC, this volume provides a vivid account of the innovative civilization of the Hellenistic world.
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8 The Hellenistic Lifestyle its Environment
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Achaean League Achaemenid Aegean Sea Aetolian Aetolian League Agora Alexander Alexander’s Alexandria allowed Anatolia ancient Antigonus Antigonus Gonatas Antiochus Apollo Apollonia army Asia Minor Athenian Athens Attalus barbarian battle Callimachus Cassander citizens city’s civic Cleopatra coast conquest Corinth cult Cyprus Cyrenaica Cyrene death defeat Delos Delphi Demetrius Demetrius Poliorcetes Diadochi divine dynasty eastern Egypt Egyptian empire epigram Euergetes Eumenes example father Gonatas Greece Greek Greek cities Greek world gymnasium Hellenic Hellenistic age Hellenistic period Hellenistic world honor inscription island king king’s kingdom Lagid land large number later Lysimachus Macedon Macedonian Magas mercenaries military Mithridates monarchy monuments ofthe Peloponnese Pergamum Philip Plutarch poet Poliorcetes political Polybius Pontus portico preserved princes province Ptolemy Pyrrhus reign Rhodes role Roman Rome Rome’s royal sanctuary satrap second century Seleucid Seleucus shrine Sôter sovereign Sparta statue strategos Syria temple territory texts third century tion took tradition troops victory Zeus