The polis in the Hellenistic world / edited by Henning Börm and Nino Luraghi.Series: Alte Geschichte (Stuttgart, Germany)Publisher: Stuttgart : Franz Steiner Verlag, Copyright date: ©2018Description: 264 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cmContent type: still image | cartographic image | text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9783515120203; 3515120203Subject(s): City-states -- Greece -- History -- Congresses | Greece -- History -- Macedonian Hegemony, 323-281 B.C. -- CongressesDDC classification: 938 LOC classification: JC352 | .P655 2018
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International conference proceedings.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
The Political Economy of the Hellenistic Polis : Comparative and Modern Perspectives / Clifford Ando -- Oligarchy and the Hellenistic City / Christel Müller -- Stasis in Post-Classical Greece : The Discourse of Civil Strife in the Hellenistic World / Henning Börm -- Interstate Arbitration as a Feature of the Hellenistic Polis : Between Ideology International Law and Civic Memory / Anna Magnetto -- Poleis and Koina : Reshaping the World of the Greek States in Hellenistic times / Peter Funke -- Peer Polity Interaction in Hellenistic Northern Greece : Theoroi going to Epirus and Macedonia / Frank Daubner -- People and Cities : Economic Horizons beyond the Hellenistic Polis / Graham Oliver -- The Polis after Sunset : What is Hellenistic in Hellenistic Nights? / Angelos Chaniotis -- Documentary Evidence and Political Ideology in Early Hellenistic Athens / Nino Luraghi -- A Stoic Ethic for Roman Aristocrats? : Panaitios' Doctrine of Behavior, its Context and its Addressees / Hans-Ulrich Wiemer.
After having been for decades the province of a relatively small group of scholars, the Hellenistic polis has become central to the research agenda of Ancient historians more broadly. This development can be traced from the early nineties of the last century, and has picked up pace in a sustained fashion at the turn of the millennium. Recent research has started approaching the Greek polis of the centuries between Alexander and Cleopatra as a specific historical phenomenon, striving to define its most peculiar aspects from as many angles as possible, and to point to new avenues of interpretation that might contribute to recognizing its historical role. 0In this general framework, this volume attempts to explore new lines of thought, to question established ways of reading the evidence, and to take stock of recent developments. The contributors do not subscribe to any particular shared approach; on the contrary, their approaches and questions stem from many different scholarly traditions and methodologies. Rather than seeking to achieve a complete coverage, the volume provides a selection of current research agendas, in many cases offering glimpses of ongoing projects.
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