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The King’s Words: Hellenistic Royal Letters in Inscriptions

Alice Bencivenni

in State Correspondence in the Ancient World: From New Kingdom Egypt to the Roman Empire

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199354771
eISBN:
9780199354795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199354771.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses royal correspondence of the Hellenistic period of two Graeco-Macedonian kingdoms as they emerged after the conquests and death of Alexander the Great (r. 336–323 BC): the ... More


Kings and Usurpers in the Seleukid Empire: The Men who would be King

Boris Chrubasik

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198786924
eISBN:
9780191829055
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198786924.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

How does one become king? This book investigates the question of kingship in the Seleukid empire, the largest of the kingdoms that arose after the death of Alexander the Great. More specifically, ... More


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