Ancient tyranny /

Additional authors: Lewis, Sian.
Published by : Edinburgh University Press, (Edinburgh :) Physical details: xii, 282 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm. ISBN:0748621253 (hard); 9780748621255 (hard). Year: 2006
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Pt. I. 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. II. 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 / S�awomir Sprawski -- Pt. III. 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 Moss�e (translated by Robin Machkenzie) -- Reckoning with tyranny : Greek thoughts on Caesar in Cicero's Letters to Atticus in early 49 / Ingo Gildenhard -- Pt. IV. 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.

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