Accessible translations for GCSE students. The translated extracts in Alexander the Great: Selections from Arrian, are linked by commentaries which continue the narrative and discuss points in the text needing explanation.
1. Introduction; 2. Conquest of Asia Minor; 3. Phoenicia, Egypt and Darius' defeat; 4. Plots and intrigues at court; 5. The eastern frontier; 6. Alexander's return to Babylon and death; Index of translated extracts; Suggested books for further reading; Index; Maps and plans.