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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Marco Ferrario rated it it was amazing May 06, Will argues for a difference between Parthia and Parthyene, but there is no clear or convincing evidence for this as far as we are aware.
Our French is not perfect, but the sense of the passage seems to us quite unmistakable. He cites, as an example, the statement that we make on p.
The “hellenic” contribution, both ancient and modern, to our knowledge of Seleukid history must continue to exist, juxtaposed and yet in harmony with Samrkhand Eastern evidence and the interpretations of Near Eastern scholars, just as in the past hellenism found an accommodation with non-Greek culture. Books by Susan Sherwin-White.
The regular holding of a fair at a specified centre could hardly be hermetically sealed off from the broader commercial network to which it was linked. Citing articles via Google Scholar.
Cette solution, consistant dans l’organisation d’un empire ‘bipolaire’, pourvu de deux capitales Sean Mero added it Feb 18, Archaeological Exploration of Sardis Report 4.
Our main point in emphasising the pre-hellenistic circulation of coins and the sqrdis of complex exchange systems was to push the debate away from the question of the introduction of coined money as a Greek novelty in the ancient Near East and fo a reassessment of how deep monetarisation in the empire went which is precisely Will’s argument too.
That is surely how the royal grants of ateleia are to be understood and where their real benefits to the Seleucids -subjects and rulers -lay.
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From Samarkhand to Sardis: A New Approach to the Seleucid Empire
You may send this item to up to five recipients. From Samarkhand to Sardis: Though written with little grace and relatively short, From Samarkhand to Sardis is quite informative, bringing to bear not only recent archaeological evidence, but also literary evidence such as the Babylonian astronomical chronicles, which contain a great deal of varied information which had not yet at the writing of this text and possibly still not been fully samarkyand or exploited.
Sardis and its transformation. The book has a great deal of merit. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford.
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Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway. Find it on Scholar. Harvard University Press, Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. Students, encountering the Hellenistic Age for the first time, will feel more comfortable with another book in this series, Peter Green’s Alexander to Actiumnow available in paperback. The authors approach this important and successful state from new perspectives, Please enter recipient e-mail address es.
The growth of Parthian power. It is difficult to see how his point about the evidence for the hellenisation of Nisa in the third century undermines our argument: The campaigns of Antiochus III.
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