The Legacy of Alexander: Politics, Warfare, and Propaganda under the Successors

Paperback | September 18, 2005

byA. B. Bosworth

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This major study by a leading expert is dedicated to the thirty years after the death of Alexander the Great in 323 BC. It deals with the emergence of the Successor monarchies and examines the factors which brought success and failure. Some of the central themes are the struggle forpre-eminence after Alexander's death, the fate of the Macedonian army of conquest, and the foundation of Seleucus' monarchy. Bosworth also examines the statesman and historian Hieronymus of Cardia, concentrating on his treatment of widow burning in India and nomadism in Arabia. Another highlight isthe first full analysis of the epic struggle between Antigonus and Eumenes (318-316), one of the most important and decisive campaigns of the ancient world.

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This major study by a leading expert is dedicated to the thirty years after the death of Alexander the Great in 323 BC. It deals with the emergence of the Successor monarchies and examines the factors which brought success and failure. Some of the central themes are the struggle forpre-eminence after Alexander's death, the fate of the...

A. B. Bosworth is Professor of Classics and Ancient History, University of Western Australia.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:324 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.73 inPublished:September 18, 2005Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199285152

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. The Politics of the Babylon Settlement3. Macedonian Numbers at the Death of Alexander the Great4. Turbulent Satraps and Frozen Elephants: The Campaign in Iran5. Hieronymus' Ethnography: Indian Widows and Nabataean Nomads6. The Rise of Seleucus7. Hellenistic Monarchy: Success and Legitimation