Conquest and Empire: The Reign of Alexander the Great / Edition 1

Conquest and Empire: The Reign of Alexander the Great / Edition 1

by A. B. Bosworth, E. M. Butler
     
 

ISBN-10: 052140679X

ISBN-13: 9780521406796

Pub. Date: 03/26/1993

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book is an exploration of the process and consequences of the campaigns of Alexander the Great of Macedon (who reigned from 336 to 323 BC), focusing on the effect of his monarchy upon the world of his day. A detailed running narrative of the actual campaigns from the Danube to the Indus is complemented and enlarged upon by thematic studies on the reaction in…  See more details below

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This book is an exploration of the process and consequences of the campaigns of Alexander the Great of Macedon (who reigned from 336 to 323 BC), focusing on the effect of his monarchy upon the world of his day. A detailed running narrative of the actual campaigns from the Danube to the Indus is complemented and enlarged upon by thematic studies on the reaction in Greece to Macedonian suzerainty, the administration of the empire, the evolution of the Macedonian army and its role as the instrument of conquest, and on the origins of the ruler cult.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521406796
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/26/1993
Series:
Canto Series
Edition description:
Canto Edition
Pages:
348
Sales rank:
1,284,388
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. General Narrative: 1. Prologue; 2. The gaining of Empire (336-323 BC); 3. Epilogue: the shape of things to come; Part II. Thematic Studies: A. Mainland Greece in Alexander's reign; B. Alexander and his Empire; C. Alexander and the army; D. The divinity of Alexander.

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