Courts and Elites in the Hellenistic Empires [electronic resource] : The Near East After the Achaemenids, c. 330 to 30 BCE
- Strootman, Rolf
- Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2014.
- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource (345 pages)
- Edinburgh Studies in Ancient Persia
- List of Illustrations; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; The Hellenistic Dynasties; Series Editor's Preface; Map 1: The Hellenstic Near East, 330 to 30 BCE; Introduction: Court and Empire in the Hellenistic Near East; Part I: Setting the Scene; 1: The Court as an Instrument of Power; 2: The Theatre of Royalty; 3: The Royal Palace: A Stage for Royal Rituals; Part II: The Court as a Socio-Political System; 4: The Royal Household; 5: Court Society; 6: Royal Pages; 7: Social Dynamics; 8: Hierarchy and Conflict; Part III: Ceremonial and Ritual; 9: Ceremonial and Protocol and 10: Death and Resurrection: Inauguration Ritual11: The Royal Entry; 12: Royal Processions: Enacting the Myth of Empire; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index
- Rolf Strootman brings together various aspects of court culture in the Macedonian empires of the post-Achaemenid Near East.
- Description based upon print version of record.
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