Who's Who in the Age of Alexander the Great: Prosopography of Alexander's Empire / Edition 1

Who's Who in the Age of Alexander the Great: Prosopography of Alexander's Empire / Edition 1

by Waldemar Heckel
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1405112107

ISBN-13: 9781405112109

Pub. Date: 01/05/2005

Publisher: Wiley

Containing over 800 concise biographies of individuals known from the literary and epigraphic sources for the age of Alexander, this book is the only complete collection of its kind available in English.

The entries range from leading commanders in Alexander’s army to the nobles and regional leaders of the Persian empire whom he encountered on his epic

Overview

Containing over 800 concise biographies of individuals known from the literary and epigraphic sources for the age of Alexander, this book is the only complete collection of its kind available in English.

The entries range from leading commanders in Alexander’s army to the nobles and regional leaders of the Persian empire whom he encountered on his epic campaign. The most significant figures receive detailed coverage, and all entries contain references to the ancient sources. Brief biographies of Alexander himself and his father, Philip II, are also included.

This book will open up new perspectives for all interested in Alexander’s reign, from scholars to general readers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405112109
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/05/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.05(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Chronological Table.

Abbreviations I: Ancient Authors.

Abbreviations II: Multi-Volume Reference Works.

Abbreviations III: Modern Works.

Map of Alexander’s campaigns, 334-323 BC.

A to Z.

Anonymous Individuals: Women.

Anonymous Individuals: Men.

Notes.

Appendix.

Glossary.

Concordance.

Bibliography.

Stemmata

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