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Published: 27 October 2016

336 Pages | 30 black-and-white illustrations


ISBN: 9780198786924

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Kings and Usurpers in the Seleukid Empire

The Men who would be King

Boris Chrubasik

Oxford Classical Monographs

  • Offers a wholly novel approach to studying the Seleukid empire by investigating kings and usurpers equally and together
  • Revises the history of the Seleukid empire, its kings, counter-kings, and dynasts in the third and second centuries
  • Advances a new approach to writing political history of the ancient world predicated on social power