Into The Land Of Bones

Pub Date : 2012-10-03 | Author : Frank L. Holt | Publisher : Univ of California Press

ISBN 10 : 9780520953758
ISBN 13 : 0520953754

The so-called first war of the twenty-first century actually began more than 2,300 years ago when Alexander the Great led his army into what is now a sprawling ruin in northern Afg..

Lost World Of The Golden King

Pub Date : 2012-10-18 | Author : Frank L. Holt | Publisher : Univ of California Press

ISBN 10 : 9780520953741
ISBN 13 : 0520953746

Drawing on ancient historical writings, the vast array of information gleaned in recent years from the study of Hellenistic coins, and startling archaeological evidence newly unear..

The Treasures Of Alexander The Great

Pub Date : 2016-03-04 | Author : Frank L. Holt | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780190469719
ISBN 13 : 0190469714

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..