Piracy in the Graeco-Roman World
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BeschreibungAn historical study of piracy in the ancient Greek and Roman world.
Inhaltsverzeichnis1. Introduction; 2. The origins of piracy from the Bronze Age to Alexander; 3. Hellenistic piracy; 4. Cilician piracy; 5. Pompey and the pirates; 6. Pax Romana; 7. Piracy in Late Antiquity; 8. Conclusions.
PortraitPhilip de Souza was Senior Lecturer in Classical Studies at St Mary's University College, Strawberry Hill. He is also the author of Seafaring and Civilisation (2001; 1861973624) and the forthcoming Ancient Naval Warfare.
Pressestimmen'Any reader interested in the development of the Mediterranean political or economic landscape, the literature of entertainment which often featured pirate attacks, and a history of piracy based on texts of the ancient world will benefit greatly by reading this volume.' Cheryl Ward, Nautical Archaeology '... it is pithy and to-the-point and should easily take its place as the standard work of reference in English and the launching pad for all further investigations.' James Davidson, Times Literary Supplement
Untertitel: Empfohlen ab 3 Jahre. New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 2000
Seitenanzahl: 296 Seiten