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Published: 03 November 2016

296 Pages | 4 black-and-white line drawings


ISBN: 9780190465667

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Cosmopolitanism and Empire

Universal Rulers, Local Elites, and Cultural Integration in the Ancient Near East and Mediterranean

Edited by Myles Lavan, Richard E. Payne, and John Weisweiler

Oxford Studies in Early Empires

  • Offers a provocative perspective on the intimate relationship between cosmopolitanism and empire
  • Introduces a new focus on the cultural technologies underpinning ancient empires
  • Presents a comparative view of cosmopolitan ideology and elite integration