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Alexander the Great : the hunt for a new past

Author: Paul Cartledge
Publisher: Woodstock : Overlook Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An analysis of Alexander the Great's political and military accomplishments traces the path of his armies while charting the course of his influence, citing his impact on military tactics, scholarship, and politics.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
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Cartledge, Paul.
Alexander the Great.
Woodstock : Overlook Press, 2004
(OCoLC)637310524
Named Person: Alexander, the Great; Alexandre, le Grand; König III ) Alexander (Makedonien; Alexander, the Great
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Cartledge
ISBN: 1585675652 9781585675654
OCLC Number: 55665484
Description: 368 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: The fame of Alexander --
Alexander's world --
Young Alexander (356-334 BCE) --
Alexander and the Macedonians --
Alexander and the Greeks --
Alexander: conqueror of Persia (334-327 BCE) --
The generalship of Alexander --
Alexander and the Persians --
The final years (327-323 BCE) --
Alexander the man --
The divinity of Alexander --
The legends and legacies of Alexander.
Responsibility: Paul Cartledge.

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An analysis of Alexander the Great's political and military accomplishments traces the path of his armies while charting the course of his influence, citing his impact on military tactics, scholarship, and politics.

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