Download A Companion to Ancient Macedonia (Blackwell Companions to by Ian Worthington, Joseph Roisman PDF

By Ian Worthington, Joseph Roisman

The main accomplished and up to date paintings to be had on historical Macedonian heritage and fabric tradition, A spouse to old Macedonia is a useful reference for college kids and students alike.

Features new, specifically commissioned essays by means of major and up-and-coming students within the field.
Examines the political, army, social, monetary, and cultural heritage of historical Macedonia from the Archaic interval to the tip of Roman interval and beyond.
Discusses the significance of artwork, archaeology and architecture.
All historic assets are translated in English.
Each bankruptcy contains bibliographical essays for extra interpreting.

Show description

Read Online or Download A Companion to Ancient Macedonia (Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World) PDF

Similar rome books

Mussolini’s Rome: Rebuilding the Eternal City

Rome was once Mussolini's obsession. After coming to energy because of his famed march at the urban in 1922, he promised Italians that his fascist revolution might unite them as by no means earlier than and make Italy an enormous energy at the international level. within the subsequent twenty years, he set approximately rebuilding Rome because the greatest website and image of the hot fascist order.

Emotion, Restraint, and Community in Ancient Rome

Emotion, Restraint, and group examines the ways that feelings, and discuss feelings, interacted with the ethics of the Roman higher sessions within the overdue Republic and early Empire. via contemplating how a number of Roman types of worry, dismay, indignation, and revulsion created an economic system of displeasure that formed society in confident methods, the publication casts new gentle either at the Romans and on cross-cultural figuring out of feelings.

Vespasian (Roman Imperial Biographies)

From a pre-eminent biographer within the box, this well-documented and illustrated biography examines the existence and time of the emperor Vespasian and demanding situations the validity of his perennial sturdy attractiveness and universally said achievements. reading got critiques on Vespasian, Barbara Levick examines how this plebeian and uncharismatic Emperor restored peace and self assurance to Rome and ensured a tender succession.

Meditations

A brand new translation of the philosophical trip that has encouraged luminaries from Matthew Arnold to invoice Clinton Written via an highbrow Roman emperor, the Meditations provide quite a lot of non secular reflections constructed because the chief struggled to appreciate himself and the universe. Marcus Aurelius covers subject matters as diversified because the query of advantage, human rationality, the character of the gods, and his personal feelings, spanning from doubt and melancholy to conviction and exaltation.

Additional resources for A Companion to Ancient Macedonia (Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World)

Example text

However, the Dacians were exploiting the gold and silver and had accumulated large quantities, as the Romans transported to Rome some 1,65,500 kilograms of gold and more than twice this quantity in silver after the Dacian wars (Glodariu et al. 1996, 192). The episode is also depicted on Trajan’s Column. Archaeological finds include few Dacian gold artefacts other than the golden coins o and it seems that silver was preferred for jewellery in the late pre-Roman period (Glodariu et al. 1996, 192).

Some 17 per cent have been subject to excavation at varying scales and a further 8 per cent have been reported through field walking, although many cannot be accurately located. g. Palmer 1984; Stoertz 1997). 3). 5 Apulum – general view from the south of the site of the Colonia Aurelia, now the Partos suburb of Alba Iulia; the eastern, northern and the early western sides of the enclosure are visible on the edges of the modern occupation. presence of buried roads, ramparts or stone buildings common on sites of Roman date (Hanson and Oltean 2003; Hanson 2005b; Oltean and Hanson forthcoming c).

What gives it unity, however, are the communication and access possibilities, which are always important for human settlement. The Mures valley was the main communication route between Transylvania and the western (Pannonian) plain. The river valley provides a convenient passageway beyond the Western Carpathians through the Mures Defile, a series of short defiles and small basins with larger terraces. But this is not the only passage option. The Strei River, apart from being one of the most important tributaries with a fertile alluvial plain in its lower valley, provides a convenient connection with Tara Hategului to the south.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.12 of 5 – based on 44 votes

admin