Mike Roberts,Bob Bennett's Twilight of the Hellenistic World PDF

Mike Roberts,Bob Bennett's Twilight of the Hellenistic World PDF

By Mike Roberts,Bob Bennett

ISBN-10: 1848841361

ISBN-13: 9781848841369

This publication recounts and analyzes the advanced sequence of conflicts among the Hellenistic Successor states within the iteration prior to the Romans intervened in, and eventually conquered, the zone. this era isn't handled in any intensity, often warranting little greater than a precis as context for a dialogue of the Roman conquests.

The authors display that this era of almost-constant clash and contention makes a desirable topic of research in its personal correct. for instance, it describes Macedon's struggle with Cleomenes and the ultimate crushing of a much-diminished Sparta as an self sufficient strength; additionally the campaigns within the east wherein the Seleucid king, Antiochus (later defeated via the Romans at Magnesia) earned his name of Antiochus the nice. They convey how the Hellenistic monarchs, whereas conscious of Rome's epic conflict with Carthage within the West, didn't but see her as a tremendous hazard and have been preoccupied with extra speedy matters.

As good as essentially narrating the advanced occasions, Roberts and Bennet investigate many of the army structures of the Hellenistic states and advancements in war on land and sea. it is a very unique e-book on a missed interval of politico-military history.

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