Alexander the Great / Edition 2

Alexander the Great / Edition 2

by Richard Stoneman
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415319315

ISBN-13: 9780415319317

Pub. Date: 10/26/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Alexander the Great by Richard Stoneman is an introduction to the career and impact of the great Macedonian conqueror and the main themes of his reign. As well as tackling problems of interpretation, the author includes:

  • an examination of the written and other sources and the problems of working with them
  • discussion of archaeological

Overview

Alexander the Great by Richard Stoneman is an introduction to the career and impact of the great Macedonian conqueror and the main themes of his reign. As well as tackling problems of interpretation, the author includes:

  • an examination of the written and other sources and the problems of working with them
  • discussion of archaeological and numismatic evidence
  • an outline of the Macedonian background
  • insight into Alexander's education and ideas
  • exploration of Alexander's claim to divinity
  • assessment of Alexander's short and long-term achievements
  • a study of his influence in antiquity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415319317
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/26/2004
Series:
Lancaster Pamphlets in Ancient History Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
List of Maps
List of Illustrations
Genealogy
Chronology
Abbreviations
1. Introduction
2. The Macedonian Background
3. The Consolidation of Alexander's Rule
4. The War in Asia Minor
5. Son of Ammon
6. The Conquest of Persia
7. The Expedition to India
8. Alexander in Babylon
9. Conclusion
Guide to Further Reading
Index

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