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Alexander the Great : the hunt for a new past

Author: Paul Cartledge
Publisher: London : Pan Books, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At eighteen Alexander had conquered mainland Greece, was crowned King of Macedonia at twenty and by twenty-six he had made himself master of the once mighty Persian Empire. By the time of his death, aged only thirty-three, in 323BCE he was ruler of the known world and was being worshipped as a god by the Greeks, both at Babylon, where he died, and further west, among the Greek cities of the Asiatic seaboard. The  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Alexander, the Great; Alexander, the Great
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Cartledge
ISBN: 9781447237198 1447237196
OCLC Number: 841672543
Notes: Previous edition: London: Macmillan 2004, Pan 2005.
Description: 329 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Paul Cartledge.

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The acclaimed biography of one of history's greatest icons, Alexander the Great.The acclaimed biography of one of history's greatest icons, Alexander the Great.  Read more...

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'A more deserving subject for a biography it is hard to imagine...This is a hugely impressive portrait of a towering but enigmatic figure.' Saul David, Sunday Telegraph 'A revealing, often Read more...

 
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