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By John D Grainger

ISBN-10: 1472484290

ISBN-13: 9781472484291

Diplomacy is a missed point of Hellenistic background, although warfare and peace have been the main preoccupations of the rulers of the kingdoms of the time. It turns into transparent that it truly is attainable to determine a suite of approved practices that have been regularly via the kings from the time of Alexander to the process of Rome. The republican states have been much less certain by means of such practices, and this is applicable chiefly to Rome and Carthage. by way of focusing on diplomatic associations and techniques, hence, it's attainable to achieve a brand new perception into the family members among the kingdoms.
This research investigates the making and length of peace treaties, the aim of so-called 'marriage alliances', the absence of summit conferences, and appears intimately on the kinfolk among states from a diplomatic standpoint, instead of in basic terms when it comes to the wars they fought. The procedure which had emerged as a result own relationships among Alexander's successors, persevered in operation for no less than centuries. The intervention of Rome introduced in a brand new nice energy which had no comparable culture, and the Hellenistic approach crumbled as a result less than Roman pressure.

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