Alexander the Great / Edition 2

Alexander the Great / Edition 2

by Richard Stoneman
     
 

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

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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

Foreword
Preface
Map 1: Macedonia and neighbouring lands
Map 2: Alexander's campaigns, 334-323 BC
Map 3: Environs of Issus
Map 4: Pakistan, showing sites visited by Alexander
Genealogy
Chronology
Abbreviations
1Introduction: the sources1
2The Macedonian background10
3The consolidation of Alexander's rule19
4The war in Asia Minor24
5Son of Ammon34
6The conquest of Persia44
7The expedition to India61
8Alexander in Babylon75
9Conclusion92
Bibliography99

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