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Alexander of Macedon, 356-323 B.C.: A Historical Biography
     

Alexander of Macedon, 356-323 B.C.: A Historical Biography

by Peter Green
 

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ISBN-10: 0520071662

ISBN-13: 9780520071667

Pub. Date: 10/05/1992

Publisher: University of California Press

'The strength of Green's book... lies in his ability to create a coherent and exciting narrative out of modern scholarly controversy; he has written a very fine biography' Greece and Rome . 'Green's portrait... is a complex, multi-dimensioned figure which should apeal to this troubled age' The Classical World .

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'The strength of Green's book... lies in his ability to create a coherent and exciting narrative out of modern scholarly controversy; he has written a very fine biography' Greece and Rome . 'Green's portrait... is a complex, multi-dimensioned figure which should apeal to this troubled age' The Classical World .

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520071667
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
10/05/1992
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
617
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 1.13(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Foreword, xi,
Preface to the 2013 Reprint, xv,
Preface to the 1991 Reprint, xxiii,
Preface and Acknowledgements, xxix,
List of Maps and Battle Plans, xxxiii,
Key to Abbreviations, xxxv,
Table of Dates, xlv,
1 Philip of Macedon, 1,
2 The Gardens of Midas, 35,
3 From a View to a Death, 66,
4 The Keys of the Kingdom, 111,
5 The Captain-General, 152,
6 The Road to Issus, 182,
7 Intimations of Immortality, 236,
8 The Lord of Asia, 297,
9 The Quest for Ocean, 350,
10 How Many Miles to Babylon?, 412,
Appendix: Propaganda at the Granicus, 489,
Notes and References, 513,
Sources of Information, 569,
Genealogical Table, 586,
Index, 589,

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