Sources For Alexander The Great

Pub Date : 2007-08-13 | Author : N. G. L. Hammond | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780521714716
ISBN 13 : 0521714710

Plutarch and Arrian have contributed more than any other ancient authors to our picture of Alexander the Great, but since they wrote four or more centuries after his death the valu..

Alexander The Great

Pub Date : 2004-01-09 | Author : Waldemar Heckel | Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN 10 : 0631228217
ISBN 13 : 9780631228219

This source book presents new translations of the most important ancient writings on the life and legacy of Alexander the Great. Provides comprehensive coverage of Alexander, from ..

Alexander The Great

Pub Date : 2012-03-12 | Author : Ian Worthington | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781136640032
ISBN 13 : 1136640037

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..

Alexander The Great

Pub Date : 2012-09-28 | Author : Thomas R. Martin | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780521767484
ISBN 13 : 0521767482

This book explains what made Alexander 'Great' according to the people and expectations of his time and place...

Three Historians Of Alexander The Great

Pub Date : 2007-05-31 | Author : N. G. L. Hammond | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 0521036534
ISBN 13 : 9780521036535

Our knowledge of Alexander the Great is derived from the widely varying accounts of five authors who wrote three and more centuries after his death. The value of each account can b..

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 ..