If you like to learn more about the Hellenistic Age, we would like to recommend the following introductory works:

  • Green, Peter: The Hellenistic Age: A Short History, New York 2007.
  • George Boys-Stones, Barbara Graziosi, Phiroze Vasunia: The Oxford Handbook of Hellenic Studies, Oxford: OUP 2009. (broadest range of historical, literary, and cultural topics of the Greek world, including the Hellenistic Age).
  • Errington, R. Malcolm: A History of the Hellenistic World: 323-30 BC. Malden, Mass. 2008. (compelling narrative of political history).
  • Erskine, Andrew: A Companion to the Hellenistic World, Cambridge and Malden MA 2003.

Sites of interest

  • Aitia
    Aitia. Regards sur la culture hellénistique au XXIe siècle is an electronic international journal, with a primary interest in Hellenistic culture as a whole.

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