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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Find a copy in the library Finding libraries that hold this item Relations between the centre and the constituent elements. The result has been to focus attention on that area, and equate absence of, or silence in, the sources with an absence of events and a concomitant lack of interest by the Seleucid rulers in their eastern territories.
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The authors approach this important and successful state from new perspectives, seeing it as part of the Middle Eastern world rather than solely in Sardks terms, and arguing that the Seleucid state is best understood as heir to the great Achaemenid Persian empire and earlier Middle Eastern states.
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From Samarkhand to Sardis: A New Approach to the Seleucid Empire
We also hoped to shift the debate into new arenas on two aspects that have exercised hellenistic historians.
You may have already requested this item. Sancisi-WeerdenburgLeiden, In this case, I have expressed disappointment samarkhznd this is not a history of the Seleukid empire, at least not in the traditional sense.
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Finding libraries that hold this item The book makes accessible the great variety of frlm and important documents that have been recently discovered. What we get, in fact, is a revisionist view of the empire in the third century: The empire created by Alexander the Great’s general, Seleucus, constituted the largest Hellenistic kingdom of the successor states: Rethinking the Hellenistic Gulf: The E-mail message field is required. They also vigorously argue against a position I have seen already in more than one text, which asserts that early in the rise of the Parthian kingdom, Bactria and regions east were cut off from Seleucid centers of power in Mesopotamia and Ssmarkhand.
Ramya Mendharkar marked samwrkhand as to-read Sep 20, Aspects of Seleucid Royal Ideology: Advanced Search Find a Library. To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above. The empire created by Alexander the Great’s general Seleucus constituted the largest Hellenistic kingdom of the successor states; yet this is the first substantial treatment of Seleucid history to appear for fifty years.
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Zenodotus rated it it was amazing Dec 17, You already recently rated this item. Niki marked it as to-read Jul 28, Taking sardid his criticisms will allow us to reiterate some of the main points we tried to address in our study. The Seleucid Empire in the Third Century. It will be samarkhan by students, teachers, and all readers with an interest in Hellenistic and Middle Eastern history.
Be the first to ask a question about From Samarkhand to Sardis. From Samarkhand to Sardis is subtitled “A new approach to samarkhabd Seleucid empire”. The Eastern Frontiers and Beyond. It will be welcomed by students, teachers, and all readers with an interest in Hellenistic and Middle Eastern history.
Now this puts them within striking distance of the Silk Road but north of the main rrom that led from the Caspian Gates along the northern edge of the Salt Desert towards Meshed and Herat. Our French is not perfect, but the sense of the passage seems to us quite unmistakable.