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Alexander the Great : a reader

Author: Ian Worthington
Publisher: London ; New York, N.Y. : Routledge, ©2003
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This exciting new volume includes a selection of the most significant and representative published articles and chapters about Alexander and covers all the main areas of debate and discussion in Alexander scholarship.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Sources
Named Person: Alexander, the Great; Alexander, the Great
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Worthington
ISBN: 0415291860 9780415291866 0415291879 9780415291873 9780203987056 0203987055
OCLC Number: 51482008
Description: xviii, 332 p. : maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Alexander's reign: the main events --
Map of Alexander's empire --
Alexander in quotes --
1. The sources --
2. Alexander's background --
3. Alexander's aims --
4. Alexander and the Greeks --
5. Alexander and Asia --
6. Alexander, India and the final years --
7. Alexander as general --
8. Alexander and the 'Unity of Mankind' --
9. Alexander and deification --
10. Alexander and conspiracies --
11. Alexander: the 'Great'?
Responsibility: edited by Ian Worthington.
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