Bibliography & Acknowledgements


My thanks first and foremost go to my two supervisors at the University of Edinburgh, Prof. Andrew Erskine and Dr. Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones. Without their patient support, guidance, and encouragement none of this would have been possible. I would have considered myself quite fortunate to work with either of them individually; to have the opportunity to collaborate with both is a rare privilege.

The staff of the Postgraduate School of History, Classics, and Archaeology at the University of Edinburgh have, as always, been as helpful as they have been welcoming, and in particular I would like to thank Ms. Karen Howie for her technical support, and Mrs. Lindsay Scott for her calm mastery of all things administrative.

Any newcomer to the subject of Seleucid genealogy is standing on the shoulders of giants, most notably Edwyn Bevan, Auguste Bouché-Leclercq, Grace Macurdy, John Graigner, and, most recently, Daniel Ogden. Without their contributions, the field would be far more barren turf.

I also owe my sincerest thanks to all those whose feedback and insight has been invaluable in the continued development and refinement of this project, including - but of course not limited to - Dr. Altay Coskun (Waterloo), Prof. Daniel Ogden (Exeter), Dr. Kyle Erickson (Lampeter), Prof. Hans Beck (McGill), and the contributors to the Seleucid Study Days held at the University of Exeter (August, 2011) the University of Waterloo (November, 2011), l’Université de Bordeaux III (September 2012), and McGill University (February, 2013). Without the collegiality and friendly cooperation of the contributors to the Seleucid Study Group, none of this would have been possible, nor would it continue to be.


Montréal, Québec

July, 2014

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