(Specific Bibliographies will be distributed with each lecture)
Students are expected to read material in addition to the lectures, particularly from the bibliography provided on the handouts each week. You do not need to read everything listed under the bibliography, but make a selection according to your interests. Below is a useful selection of introductions to the Hellenistic world.
• Austin, M. 2006. The Hellenistic World from Alexander to the Roman Conquest. A Selection of Ancient Sources in Translation (2nd edition). Wiley.
• Bugh, G.R. (ed.). 2006. The Cambridge Companion to the Hellenistic World. Cambridge.
• Errington, M. 2008. A History of the Hellenistic World, 323-30 BC. London.
• Erskine, A. (ed.). 2003. A Companion to the Hellenistic World. Malden.
• Green, P. 1993. From Alexander to Actium: The Historical Evolution of the Hellenistic Age. Oakland.
• Pollitt, J.J. 1986. Art in the Hellenistic Age. Cambridge.
• Shipley, G. 2000. The Greek World after Alexander 323-30 BC. Routledge.
• Thonemann, P. 2016. The Hellenistic World - Using Coins as Sources. Cambridge.
• Walbank, F.W. 1992. The Hellenistic World (3rd edition) Fontana Press.
• Walbank, F.W., A.E. Astin, M.W. Frederiksen and R.M. Ogilivie eds. 1984. Cambridge Ancient History Volume 7.1 The Hellenistic World. Cambridge.
• Walbank, F.W., A.E. Astin, M.W. Frederiksen and R.M. Ogilivie eds. 1988. Cambridge Ancient History Volume 7.2 The Rise of Roman to 220BC. Cambridge.
• Waterfield, R. 2011. Dividing the Spoils. The War for Alexander’s Empire. Oxford.