Обложка книги The Seleukid Royal Economy : The Finances and Financial Administration of the Seleukid Empire

The Seleukid Royal Economy : The Finances and Financial Administration of the Seleukid Empire

ISBN: 0521837073; 9780521837071;
Издательство: Cambridge University Press

Book DescriptionThe Seleukid empire, the principal successor-state of the empire of Alexander the Great, endured for over 200 years and extended from the Mediterranean Sea to the borders of India at its peak. This wide-ranging study of the economy of theempire reveals how the rulers exploited their lands and subjects, undertook the building of cities, introduced coinage, financed their armies and administration and managed their finances.