FROM SAMARKHAND TO SARDIS. First, we would like to take this opportunity to thank Jean-François Salles, Marie-Françoise Boussac, the staff of the Maison. Amelie Kuhrt and Susan Sherwin-White, From Samarkhand to Sardis. A new approach to the Seleucid empire. Hellenistic Culture and Society XIII. Berkeley and. The Seleucid Empire Susan Sherwin-White, Amelie Kuhrt: From Samarkand to Sardis: A New Approach to the Seleucid Empire. Pp. Ix+; 29 Plates, 11 Maps .
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Will is undoubtedly right when he points out that we have omitted -or at least underplayed -important aspects, such as the western area of the Seleucid empire although cf. University of California Press. Joshua rated it liked it Apr 15, Hirsch – – Journal of Hellenic Studies Would you also like to submit a review for this item?
Geschichte — v. Thomas Yaeger marked it as to-read May 03, Peters’ The Harvest of Hellenism also breaks this standard Hellenists’ modus operandi, but Sherwin-White and Kuhrt don’t reference it at all. But, it is also possible to point to the Ai Khanoum coin evidence which shows Seleucid royal coins being produced down to Antiochus II, to the brief chance reference to.
First, the problem of monetarisation, a major question also addressed by Le Rider here. The Seleucid state, in our view, can best be understood frlm an heir to the Achaemenid empire. Published February 15th by University of California Press. A New Approach to the Seleucid Empire. Late fourth- and third-century India and the Greeks. The Seleucid Empire in the Third Century.
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Will maintains, right at the beginning of his discussion, that we have consistently misrepresented his view of the Seleucid empire. We do not have a lot of evidence for trade in the Seleucid realm except in the form of taxes and grants of ateleia.
Problems of control were encountered in both regions, and efforts to counteract them were made in both. Your list has reached the maximum number of items. Kuhrt Amelie, Sherwin-white Susan. Price Cambridge, What we get is a fresh approach, and some new interpretations — the resulting view of Seleukid Asia is corrective rather than fromm.
Em marked it as to-read Sep 08, For this reason, it is worthwhile emphasising the importance of the eastern regions of the empire. Taking up his criticisms will allow us to reiterate some of the main points we tried to address in our study. My library Help Advanced Book Search.
From Samarkhand to Sardis: A New Approach to the Seleucid Empire
In this case, I have expressed disappointment that this is not a history of the Seleukid empire, at least not in the traditional sense. Sign in Create an account.
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The empire created by Alexander the Great’s general Seleucus constituted the largest Hellenistic kingdom of the successor states; sards this is the first substantial treatment of Seleucid history to appear for fifty years. It should therefore not perhaps be surprising that it is precisely in the old Greek cities of western Asia Minor that most of the Greek epigraphic material is found.
From Samarkhand to Sardis: A New Approach to the Seleucid Empire by Susan Sherwin-White
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Article PDF first page preview. Finding libraries that hold this item But this book is written in dialogue with other experts and is likely not the best place to start an examination of the topic.