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Polygamy, Prostitutes and Death
by Daniel Ogden
The hellenistic royal families, from Alexander the Great to the last Cleopatra, took part in dynastic in-fighting that was vicious, colourful and instructive. In this they anticipated by centuries the better known excesses under Roman potentates such as Claudius and Nero. This major new study explores the intricate quarrels and violence within the ruling hellenistic ...more
Hardcover, 317 pages
Published February 1st 1999 by Classical Press of Wales
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