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September 19, 2007 Money and the Cosmopolitan Economy Standardized language Credit Coinage Command Economies Money used to fight Wars Armies in the Hellenistic World Mercenaries War Elephants Slavery Life in Cosmopolitan Cities Women’s freedom Cities and kings Urban problems Sewage Food distribution Taxation v. Opportunity
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Unformatted text preview: Taxation is heavy in city, living conditions worse Jewish Resistance to Hellenization 323-76 BC Cultural interaction between Seleucid and Ptolemaic empires Hellenized Jews Maccabean Revolt Independent Judea Hellenic Judaism as precursor to Christianity...
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