Alexander The Great

Pub Date : 2014 | Author : Hugh Bowden | Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN 10 : 9780198706151
ISBN 13 : 0198706154

In 336 BC Alexander the Great became king of Macedon. During his twelve-year reign he conquered the Achaemenid Persian Empire, the largest to have yet existed, and in the process h..

Alexander The Great A Very Short Introduction

Pub Date : 2014-07-24 | Author : Hugh Bowden | Publisher : OUP Oxford

ISBN 10 : 9780191016363
ISBN 13 : 0191016365

Alexander the Great became king of Macedon in 336 BC, when he was only 20 years old, and died at the age of 32, twelve years later. During his reign he conquered the Achaemenid Per..

Babylonia A Very Short Introduction

Pub Date : 2016-09-22 | Author : Trevor Bryce | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780198726470
ISBN 13 : 0198726473

The history of Ancient Babylonia in ancient Mesopatamia is epic. After playing host to three great empires, the Hammurabic and Kassite empires, and the Neo-Babylonian Empire ruled ..

Borders A Very Short Introduction

Pub Date : 2012-09-27 | Author : Alexander C. Diener | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199731503
ISBN 13 : 0199731500

Borders: A Very Short Introduction offers insights into the form and function of historical and contemporary political and social boundaries. The authors show how and why borders h..

The Roman Republic A Very Short Introduction

Pub Date : 2012-08-30 | Author : David M. Gwynn | Publisher : OUP Oxford

ISBN 10 : 9780191642357
ISBN 13 : 0191642355

The rise and fall of the Roman Republic occupies a special place in the history of Western civilization. From humble beginnings on the seven hills beside the Tiber, the city of Rom..

Alexander The Great And His Empire

Pub Date : 2012-03-25 | Author : Pierre Briant | Publisher : Princeton University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781400834860
ISBN 13 : 1400834864

This is the first publication in English of Pierre Briant's classic short history of Alexander the Great's conquest of the Persian empire, from the Mediterranean to Central Asia. E..