Alexander The Great

Pub Date : 1998 | Author : Elizabeth Baynham | Publisher : University of Michigan Press

ISBN 10 : 0472108581
ISBN 13 : 9780472108589

The literary tradition surrounding the Macedonian conqueror is rich, contradictory and complex. Much of what we know comes from the history of Quintus Curtius, who wrote a history ..

The Madness Of Alexander The Great

Pub Date : 2015-03-31 | Author : Richard A Gabriel | Publisher : Pen and Sword

ISBN 10 : 9781783461974
ISBN 13 : 1783461977

Over the years, some 20,000 books and articles have been written about Alexander the Great, the vast majority hailing him as possibly the greatest general that ever lived. Richard ..

Alexander The Great

Pub Date : 2010-04-13 | Author : Bill Yenne | Publisher : St. Martin's Press

ISBN 10 : 0230106404
ISBN 13 : 9780230106406

When the Oracle of Delphi told Alexander the Great that he was invincible, it was right. The son of the great King Philip II of Macedonia, Alexander was educated by Aristotle and c..

Alexander The Great

Pub Date : 2003 | Author : Ian Worthington | Publisher : Psychology Press

ISBN 10 : 0415291860
ISBN 13 : 9780415291866

This exciting new edition 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..

The Treasures Of Alexander The Great

Pub Date : 2016-03-30 | Author : Frank L. Holt | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199950966
ISBN 13 : 0199950962

War, the most profitable economic activity in the ancient world, transferred wealth from the vanquished to the victor. Invasions, sieges, massacres, annexations, and mass deportati..

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..