By Peter Thonemann
first-hand wisdom of either. Kings from Sicily to Tajikistan struggled to satisfy the demanding situations of ruling multi-ethnic states, and Greek city-states got here jointly below the earliest federal governments identified to heritage. The scientists of Ptolemaic Alexandria measured the circumference of the earth, while
pioneering Greek argonauts explored the Indian Ocean and the Atlantic coast of Africa.
Drawing on inscriptions, papyri, coinage, poetry, paintings, and archaeology Peter Thonemann opens up the heritage and tradition of the significant Hellenistic international, from the dying of Alexander the nice (323 BC) to the Roman conquest of the Ptolemaic country (30 BC).
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