Alexander the Great: Selections from Arrian, Diodorus, Plutarch, and Quintus Curtius / Edition 1

Alexander the Great: Selections from Arrian, Diodorus, Plutarch, and Quintus Curtius / Edition 1

by James Romm, Plutarch, Diodorus, Arrian
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0872207277

ISBN-13: 9780872207271

Pub. Date: 03/01/2005

Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.

Comprising relevant selections from the four ancient writers whose portraits of Alexander the Great still survive--Arrian, Diodorus, Plutarch, and Quintus Curtius--this volume provides a complete narrative of the important events in Alexander's life. The Introduction sets these works in historical context, stretching from the conclusion of the Peloponnesian War

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Comprising relevant selections from the four ancient writers whose portraits of Alexander the Great still survive--Arrian, Diodorus, Plutarch, and Quintus Curtius--this volume provides a complete narrative of the important events in Alexander's life. The Introduction sets these works in historical context, stretching from the conclusion of the Peloponnesian War through Alexander's conquest of Asia, and provides an assessment of Alexander's historical importance as well as a survey of the central controversies surrounding his personality, aims and intentions. This edition includes a timeline, maps, a bibliography, a glossary, and an index.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780872207271
Publisher:
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
Publication date:
03/01/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
626,460
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

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