Alexander 334-323 BC: Conquest of the Persian Empire

Alexander 334-323 BC: Conquest of the Persian Empire

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by John Warry
     
 

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Alexander of Macedonia was undoubtedly one of the greatest generals of all time. This book, by John Warry, an expert on the warfare of the Classical world, examines the principle battles of Alexander's campaigns in detail. The battles of the Granicus, Issus, Gaugamela, Hydaspes and the difficult siege of Tyre are all discussed at length. These careful studies shed

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Alexander of Macedonia was undoubtedly one of the greatest generals of all time. This book, by John Warry, an expert on the warfare of the Classical world, examines the principle battles of Alexander's campaigns in detail. The battles of the Granicus, Issus, Gaugamela, Hydaspes and the difficult siege of Tyre are all discussed at length. These careful studies shed light on Macedonian tactics: in particular the combination of armoured infantry phalanx with fast-moving cavalry. The men and equipment of both Alexander and his Persian enemies are also examined, providing a comprehensive insight into Alexander's life and military actions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781855321106
Publisher:
Bloomsbury USA
Publication date:
01/28/1991
Series:
Campaign Series
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.40(d)

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John Warry looks at Alexander’s campaigns, examining his principal battles in detail.

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Alexander 334-323 BC: Conquest of the Persian Empire 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Creepy but really cool:) i love scary stories