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Title Ancient tyranny [electronic resource] / edited by Sian Lewis.

Imprint Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2006.


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Description xii, 282 p. : ill., maps.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents pt. 1. The making of tyranny -- Kingship and tyranny in archaic Rome / Fay Glinister -- Ducetius and fifth-century Sicilian tyranny / Trinity Jackman -- Adfectatio regni in the Roman Republic / Christopher Smith -- Money and the great man in the fourth century BC : military power, aristocratic connections and mercenary service / Matthew Trundle -- From Agathocles to Hieron II : the birth and development of basileia in Hellenistic Sicily / Efrem Zambon -- pt. 2. Tyranny and politics -- Tyrants and the pols : migration, identity, and urban development in Sicily / Kathryn Lomas -- Synchronicity : the local and the panhellenic within Sicilian tyranny / Sarah E. Harrell -- Alexander of Pherae : infelix tyrant / Slawomir Sprawski -- pt. 3. The ideology of tyranny -- Pindar and kingship theory / Simon Hornblower -- The comic Pericles / James McGlew -- Tyrannical oligarches at Athens / Lynette Mitchell -- Plutarch and the Sicilian tyrants / Claude Mossť (translated by Robin Machkenzie) -- Reckoning with tyranny : Greek thoughts on Caesar in Cicero's Letters to Atticus in early 49 / Ingo Gildenhard -- pt. 4. The limits of tyranny -- The violence of the Thirty Tyrants / Andrew Wolpert -- The politics of Persian autocracy, 424-334 BC / Stephen Ruzicka -- Sulla the weak tyrant / Alexander Thein.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Dictators -- Greece -- History -- Congresses.
Dictators -- Rome -- History -- Congresses.
Greece -- Politics and government -- To 146 B.C. -- Congresses.
Rome -- Politics and government -- 510-30 B.C. -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Lewis, Sian.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0748621253 (hardback)

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