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Worthington, Ian

Works: 57 works in 291 publications in 5 languages and 9,426 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sources  Handbooks, manuals, etc  Military history 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Translator, Contributor, Thesis advisor
Classifications: PA3952, B
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Most widely held works about Ian Worthington
Most widely held works by Ian Worthington
Alexander the Great : a reader by Ian Worthington( Book )

49 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 1,663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publisher's description: This exciting new volume is an indispensable guide for undergraduates to the study of Alexander the Great, showing the problems of the ancient source material, and making it clear that there is no single approach to be taken. The eleven thematic chapters contain a broad selection of the most significant published articles about Alexander, examining the main areas of debate and discussion. The Reader has the distinctive feature of translating a substantial number of the more inaccessible primary sources; each chapter is also prefaced with a succinct introduction to the topic under consideration. Teachers and students will be hard-pressed to find a more informative, accessible, and comprehensive sourcebook and guide
Demosthenes statesman and orator by Ian Worthington( )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and French and held by 1,528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Demosthenes is still quoted in speeches by modern politicians, and is often viewed as the supreme example of the patriot. This book examines why his speeches came to be regarded so highly and asks whether his reputation is justified
Persuasion Greek rhetoric in action( )

18 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exciting and accessible introduction to rhetoric and oratory in ancient Greece. All Greek and Latin is translated
Dinarchus, Hyperides, and Lycurgus by Dinarchus( )

8 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He was also a deeply religious man, who tried to revive Athenian patriotism after the crushing defeat at Chaeronea."--Jacket
A companion to Greek rhetoric by Ian Worthington( Book )

30 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This complete guide to ancient Greek rhetoric is exceptional both in its chronological range and the breadth of topics it covers. {u2022}Traces the rise of rhetoric and its uses from Homer to Byzantium {u2022}Covers wider-ranging topics such as rhetoric's relationship to knowledge, ethics, religion, law, and emotion {u2022}Incorporates new material giving us fresh insights into how the Greeks saw and used rhetoric {u2022}Discusses the idea of rhetoric and examines the status of rhetoric studies, present and future {u2022}All quotations from ancient sources are translated into English
Speeches 60 and 61, Prologues, Letters by Demosthenes( )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philip II of Macedonia by Ian Worthington( Book )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alexander the Great is probably most famous ruler of antiquity, and his spectacular conquests are recounted often, but what of his father, Philip II, who united Macedonia, created the best army in the world at the time, and conquered and annexed Greece? This biography is the first to bring Philip to life, exploring the details of his life and legacy.--[book cover]
Voice into text : orality and literacy in ancient Greece( Book )

12 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and Italian and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A companion to ancient Macedonia by Joseph Roisman( Book )

14 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The most comprehensive and up-to-date work available on ancient Macedonian history and material culture, A Companion to Ancient Macedonia is an invaluable reference for students and scholars alike. Features new, specially commissioned essays by leading and up-and-coming scholars in the field Examines the political, military, social, economic, and cultural history of ancient Macedonia from the Archaic period to the end of Roman period and beyond Discusses the importance of art, archaeology and architecture All ancient sources are translated in English Each chapter includes bibliographical essays for further reading"--
Demosthenes of Athens and the fall of classical Greece by Ian Worthington( Book )

13 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Demosthenes (384-322 BC) profoundly shaped one of the most eventful epochs in antiquity. His political career spanned three decades, during which time Greece fell victim to Macedonian control, first under Philip II and then Alexander the Great. Demosthenes' courageous defiance of Macedonian imperialism cost him his life but earned him a reputation as one of history's outstanding patriots. He also enjoyed a brilliant and lucrative career as a speechwriter, and his rhetorical skills are still emulated today by statesmen and politicians. Yet he was a sickly child with a challenging speech impediment, who was swindled out of much of his family's estate by unscrupulous guardians. His story is therefore one of triumph over adversity
A historical commentary on Dinarchus : rhetoric and conspiracy in later fourth-century Athens by Ian Worthington( Book )

10 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ventures into Greek history( Book )

9 editions published in 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a collection of essays by seventeen international scholars, dedicated to Professor Nicholas Hammond. The scope of the book is fourth-century Greek and Macedonian history, archaeology, and source studies, and is divided into these three sections. Sources studied include Thucydides, Diodorus Siculus, Arrian, and Polybius; a new archaeological site with plates is presented, as is a hitherto unpublished krater from Macedonia, and the use of numismatic evidence is used to discuss the earlier Argead monarchy in a novel and important way. Historical essays centre on Philip II's diplomacy; a new interpretation of the controversy surrounding Alexander the Great's request for deification; Antipater, a long neglected figure; a new evaluation of the Greek attitude to Macedonian hegemony; Agis III, and important and new implications for Macedonian manpower; and even Xenophon's exile. The essays represent the most recent contributions to scholarship in these areas, and exhibit a freshness in style making both appealing and important reading
By the spear : Philip II, Alexander the Great, and the rise and fall of the Macedonian empire by Ian Worthington( Book )

8 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Alexander the Great, arguably the most exciting figure from antiquity, waged war as a Homeric hero and lived as one, conquering native peoples and territories on a superhuman scale. From the time he invaded Asia in 334 to his death in 323, he expanded the Macedonian empire from Greece in the West to Asia Minor, the Levant, Egypt, Central Asia and 'India' (Pakistan and Kashmir) in the East. Although many other kings and generals forged empires, Alexander produced one that was without parallel, even if it was short-lived. And yet, Alexander could not have achieved what he did without the accomplishments of his father, Philip II (r. 359-336). It was Philip who truly changed the course of Macedonian history, transforming a weak, disunited, and economically backward kingdom into a military powerhouse. A warrior king par excellence, Philip left Alexander with the greatest army in the Greek world, a centralized monarchy, economic prosperity, and a plan to invade Asia. For the first time, By the Spear offers an exhilarating military narrative of the reigns of these two larger-than-life figures in one volume. Ian Worthington gives full breadth to the careers of father and son, showing how Philip was the architect of the Macedonian empire, which reached its zenith under Alexander, only to disintegrate upon his death. By the Spear also explores the impact of Greek culture in the East, as Macedonian armies became avatars of social and cultural change in lands far removed from the traditional sphere of Greek influence. In addition, the book discusses the problems Alexander faced in dealing with a diverse subject population and the strategies he took to what might be called nation building, all of which shed light on contemporary events in culturally dissimilar regions of the world. The result is a gripping and unparalleled account of the role these kings played in creating a vast empire and the enduring legacy they left behind"--
Epea and Grammata : oral and written communication in ancient Greece( Book )

16 editions published in 2002 in English and Dutch and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dinarchus. And, Hyperides by Dinarchus( Book )

8 editions published in 1999 in English and Greek, Modern and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brill's new Jacoby( )

in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... new edition of the 856 fragmentary historians that comprise F. Jacoby's monumental Die Fragmente der griechischen Historiker Parts I-III, but with significant additions."
Greening business : research, theory, and practice by Ian Worthington( )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Environmental protection has increasingly become a business issue at both the strategic and operational level for businesses of all sizes and across all continents. Greening Business is a comprehensive and highly contemporary analysis of the business/natural environment interface. Supported by numerous examples of current environmental practices in industry and commerce, the book examines why, when, and how businesses have responded to the growing pressures from governments, citizens, and other stakeholders to improve on their environmental performance. Focusing on the firm as the primary unit
The long shadow of the ancient Greek world by Ian Worthington( Recording )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philippe II, roi de Macédoine : stratège, diplomate, créateur d'empire by Ian Worthington( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in French and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The long shadow of the ancient Greek world( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This course is taught chronologically, covering Greek history in the Archaic and Classical periods, from 750 B.C.E. to the death of Alexander the Great in 323 B.C.E. However, it is not the "usual" type of civilization course that tries to cover everything. Instead, by using history and society as a backdrop, it focuses on three major aspects that are as much a mainstay of our tradition as that of the Greeks: democracy, law, and imperialism."--Course guidebook (p. 1)
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Demosthenes statesman and orator
Demosthenes statesman and oratorPersuasion Greek rhetoric in actionDinarchus, Hyperides, and LycurgusA companion to Greek rhetoricSpeeches 60 and 61, Prologues, LettersPhilip II of MacedoniaA companion to ancient MacedoniaEpea and Grammata : oral and written communication in ancient GreeceDinarchus. And, Hyperides