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Alexander the Great in His World / Edition 1

Alexander the Great in His World / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9780631232469
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 11/27/2006
Series: Blackwell Ancient Lives Series
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.05(h) x 0.76(d)

About the Author

Carol G. Thomas is Professor of Greek History at the University of Washington. She is the author of many books on Ancient Greece including The Trojan War (2005), Finding People in Early Greece (2005), and Earliest Civilizations: Ancient Greece and the Near East, 3000-200BC (1982).

Table of Contents

List of Figures vi

List of Maps viii

Preface ix

Introduction 1

1 Basic Facts, Generally Uncontested, of Alexander’s Life 9

2 Being Macedonian 22

3 Being an Argead 55

4 Being a Neighbor of Greece 98

5 Surviving by Might 132

6 Meeting the Distant Threat 159

7 Reconstructing Alexander 191

Bibliography 224

Index 237

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