By R. Malcolm Errington
- Offers a in actual fact prepared narrative with specific emphasis on nation and governmental structures
- Makes wide use of inscriptions in translation to demonstrate the continued power of the Greek urban states ahead of the Roman conquest
- Emphasizes the explicit 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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