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The Resource The Syrian wars, by John D. Grainger

The Syrian wars, by John D. Grainger

Label
The Syrian wars
Title
The Syrian wars
Statement of responsibility
by John D. Grainger
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book examines the causes and courses of the series of wars in the Hellenistic period fought between the kingdom of the Seleukids and the Ptolemies over possession of Syria. This is a subject always mentioned by historians of the period in a glancing or abbreviated way, but which is actually wholly central to the development of both kingdoms and of the period as a whole. Other than relatively brief summaries no serious account has ever been produced. This extended consideration will bring to the centre of research on the Hellinistic period this long sequence of wars. Arguably they were the
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Grainger, John D.
Dewey number
939/.4304
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS96.2
LC item number
.G74 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
  • Mnemosyne supplements,
  • History and archaeology of classical antiquity
Series volume
v. 320.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ptolemaic dynasty
  • Syria
  • Syria
  • Seleucids
  • Ptolemaic dynasty
  • HISTORY
  • Seleucids
  • Syria
  • Syrische Kriege
Label
The Syrian wars, by John D. Grainger
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 421-430) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: Syria's importance revealed -- Syria divided -- Cold war -- The new kings, and the first Syrian war -- Competitive developing -- The second Syrian war -- Increasing strains -- The third war, the 'War of Laodike' -- The Seleukid collapse -- The fourth war -- The reversal, the Ptolemaic collapse -- The fifth war, the triumph of Antiochos III -- Changing priorities -- The sixth war, and the 'day of Eleusis' -- Mutual troubles and a new agenda -- The seventh war, the triumph of Ptolemy Philometor -- The legacy of Philometor -- The eighth war, the last chance for union -- The ninth, and last, war
Control code
695989913
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 447 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004188310
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)695989913
Label
The Syrian wars, by John D. Grainger
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 421-430) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: Syria's importance revealed -- Syria divided -- Cold war -- The new kings, and the first Syrian war -- Competitive developing -- The second Syrian war -- Increasing strains -- The third war, the 'War of Laodike' -- The Seleukid collapse -- The fourth war -- The reversal, the Ptolemaic collapse -- The fifth war, the triumph of Antiochos III -- Changing priorities -- The sixth war, and the 'day of Eleusis' -- Mutual troubles and a new agenda -- The seventh war, the triumph of Ptolemy Philometor -- The legacy of Philometor -- The eighth war, the last chance for union -- The ninth, and last, war
Control code
695989913
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 447 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004188310
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)695989913

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