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By R. Malcolm Errington

A historical past of the Hellenistic global offers an attractive examine the Macedonian monarchies within the interval following the reign of Alexander the good, and examines their effect at the Greek world.
•Offers a sincerely prepared narrative with specific emphasis on nation and governmental structures
•Makes vast use of inscriptions in translation to demonstrate the ongoing energy of the Greek urban states ahead of the Roman conquest
•Emphasizes the categorical Macedonian origins of all lively contributors within the production of the Hellenistic world
•Highlights the relationships among Greek city-states and Macedonian monarchies

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Ioannis tomb IV remains of a meal were found on the floor. After each interment the doorway was blocked with a rough stone wall, and the dromos filled with earth. The tombs thus served as family vaults, with enough space to house several generations without any need of rearrangement. Nevertheless, there seems to have been a fairly sharp break in continuity around the middle of the ninth century, when the Ay. Ioannis cemetery and eight of the Fortetsa tombs59 went out of use. ISOLATION: THE EARLY NINTH CENTURY 49 FIG.

3, 4, 14, 18, 19 and 39, were badly disturbed by later graves. 7 GDA 159. 8 Skias, AE 1912, 39, gr. xli; AJA 44 (1940), pl. 17. 1–2, pl. 1. Wace, Mycenae (Princeton, 1949), 84; earliest recorded example, BSA 50 (1955), 232 pl. 47b, found with fig. 6a-c. 10 GDA fig. 17 centre. 11 Courbin, CGA 162 n. 1. 12 Hesperia 33 (1964), 89. 13 Hesperia 17 (1948), 204. 14 See previous note. 15 GGP pl. 42. 16 Vranesi; PGP pl. 5. Skeat, The Dorians in Archaeology pl. 8; cf. our fig. 8d. 18 Orchomenos I, 83 pl.

The rare hints of an Atticizing EG style-for example the enclosed zigzag panel on an oinochoe neck in Cos gr. 2247—could be referred to the Argolid as plausibly as to Athens, and the handled pyxis (fig. 11d) is of Argive rather than Attic type. Two pilgrim flasks and a duck-vase from Ialysos gr. 141 show that connections with Cyprus were maintained, and two barreljugs from Ialysos gr. 43 (one is shown, fig. 11e,f) may well be Cypriot imports. Otherwise, the local Protogeometric tradition remains strong; on closed vases the shoulder still tends to receive the main decoration, the most popular motifs being crosshatched triangles and hourglasses, and standing concentric semicircles.

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