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Hellenism and the Local Communities of the Eastern Mediterranean


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Frontmatter List of Illustrations List of Tables List of Abbreviations Notes on Contributors 1: Boris Chrubasik and Daniel King: Hellenism? An Introduction 2: Stephen Mitchell: The Greek Impact in Asia Minor 400-250 BCE 3: Ted Kaizer: Trajectories of Hellenism at Tadmor-Palmyra and Dura-Europos 4: Philippe Clancier: The Polis of Babylon: An Historiographical Approach 5: Boris Chrubasik: From Pre-Makkabaean Judaea to Hekatomnid Karia and Back Again: The Question of Hellenization 6: Johannes Haubold: Converging Perspectives on Antiochos III 7: Mario C. D. Paganini: Greek and Egyptian Associations in Egypt: Fact or Fiction? 8: Myrto Hatzimichali: Text and Wisdom in the Letter of Aristeas 9: Daniel King: Medicine between Cultures in the Hellenistic Fayum Endmatter Bibliography Index

About the Author

Boris Chrubasik is an ancient historian with a particular interest in the history of the Eastern Mediterranean from the Achaemenid to the early Roman periods. He is Assistant Professor in Historical Studies and Classics at the University of Toronto and author of Kings and Usurpers in the Seleukid Empire: The Men who would be King (OUP, 2016). Daniel King is the Leventis Lecturer in the Impact of Greek Culture at the University of Exeter. His research interests focus particularly on questions of cultural interaction in antiquity and the modern world, as well as on aspects of imperial Greek culture, such as its literary history and the representation of the body. His monograph, Experiencing Pain in Imperial Greek Culture, is forthcoming from Oxford University Press.


the scholarship displayed in the contributions is solid and the wide scope of discussed topics will find interested readers in the disciplines studying Classical and Near Eastern antiquity. * Peter Talloen, Bryn Mawr Classical Review *

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