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1. Before Alexander

1. Before Alexander  

Hugh Bowden

in Alexander the Great: A Very Short Introduction

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Jul 2014
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Jul 2014
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9780191780028
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198706151.003.0002
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1. Before Alexander
The Hellenistic Age: A Very Short Introduction

The Hellenistic Age: A Very Short Introduction  

Peter Thonemann

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Feb 2018
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Feb 2018
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9780191808746
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198746041.001.0001
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9780198746041
A Very Short Introduction
Conclusion

Conclusion  

Helen Morales

in Classical Mythology: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2007
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Sep 2013
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9780191776052
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192804761.003.0009
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Conclusion
9. Babylonia in later ages: (6th century bc to 2nd century ad)

9. Babylonia in later ages: (6th century bc to 2nd century ad)  

Trevor Bryce

in Babylonia: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2016
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Sep 2016
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9780191793288
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10.1093/actrade/9780198726470.003.0010
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9780198726470
9. Babylonia in later ages: (6th century BC to 2nd century AD) Babylonia under Persian rule
Iran: A Very Short Introduction

Iran: A Very Short Introduction  

Ali Ansari

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Nov 2014
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Nov 2014
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9780191781315
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10.1093/actrade/9780199669349.001.0001
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A Very Short Introduction
Classical Mythology: A Very Short Introduction

Classical Mythology: A Very Short Introduction  

Helen Morales

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Aug 2007
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Sep 2013
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9780191776052
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192804761.001.0001
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9780192804761
A Very Short Introduction
4. Iran and the West

4. Iran and the West  

Ali M. Ansari

in Iran: A Very Short Introduction

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Nov 2014
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Nov 2014
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9780191781315
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10.1093/actrade/9780199669349.003.0004
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9780199669349
4. Iran and the West Commenting on the influence of Shah Abbas the Great, the Huguenot merchant Sir John Chardin, long resident in Isfahan in the latter half of the 17th century, noted that, ‘When this strong and noble prince ceased to live, Persia ceased to prosper.’ Chardin’s assessment has been reflected in subsequent analyses that have argued for a long slow process of decline arguably precipitated by the very policies of administrative centralization that Shah Abbas had instituted. The consolidation of authority could only work when the political will of the ruling monarch was active, energetic, and ever present.
5. Encounters

5. Encounters  

Peter Thonemann

in The Hellenistic Age: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2018
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Feb 2018
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9780191808746
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5. Encounters Ashoka looks west dhamma (‘righteousness’) now held sway, or so Ashoka believed, ‘beyond all his frontiers to a distance of six hundred yojanas ’ (about 6,000 miles). Buddhist proselytism, claimed the king, had been successful in all the lands to the west of the Hindu Kush: Where reigns the Yona king named Antiyoko, and beyond the realm of that Antiyoko in the lands of the four kings named Turumaye, Antikini, Maka, and Alikasudaro. East: Aristotle in the Hindu Kush A hundred and thirty miles east of the Afghan city of Mazar-i-Sharif, on the left bank of
6. Priene

6. Priene  

Peter Thonemann

in The Hellenistic Age: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2018
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Feb 2018
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9780191808746
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10.1093/actrade/9780198746041.003.0006
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9780198746041
6. Priene On the north flank of the Maeander river valley in western Asia Minor, overlooking the flood plain, looms the great rock of Teloneia. Projecting outwards from the Mycale mountain range, Teloneia is a tremendous natural stronghold, protected by steep cliffs to the south and west. At the foot of the rock, just above the Maeander plain, the ground levels off into a descending series of natural terraces, between 130 and 30 metres above the valley floor. Here, in the mid-4th century BC, was founded the small Greek city of Priene. Planning the city 2 ). The city contained
4. Collecting Facts

4. Collecting Facts  

Jonathan Barnes

in Aristotle: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2000
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Nov 2015
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9780191822322
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192854087.003.0004
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9780192854087
4. Collecting Facts

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