Wars of Alexander the Great 336-323 BC

Wars of Alexander the Great 336-323 BC

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by Waldemar Heckel
     
 

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The age of Alexander and his conquest of the Persian or ‘Achaemenid’ Empire, which had existed for over two centuries, represents a watershed in the history of the world. This book offers a fascinating insight into the achievements of one of the greatest generals ever known. Alexander's conquests are of profound significance. By perfecting the new

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The age of Alexander and his conquest of the Persian or ‘Achaemenid’ Empire, which had existed for over two centuries, represents a watershed in the history of the world. This book offers a fascinating insight into the achievements of one of the greatest generals ever known. Alexander's conquests are of profound significance. By perfecting the new weapons and tactics developed by his father, Philip II, and combining them with the use of specialist units and advancements in siege warfare, Alexander enabled the Macedonian kingdom to move beyond the restrictions of city-state armies and on to the stage of world conquest.

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ISBN-13:
9781841764733
Publisher:
Osprey Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
07/28/2002
Series:
Essential History Series
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
7.25(w) x 9.75(h) x 0.25(d)

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