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Alexander's Heirs : the age of the successors

Author: Edward Anson
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, UK : Wiley-Blackwell, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Alexander's Heirs offers a narrative account of the approximately forty years following the death of Alexander the Great, during which his generals vied for control of his vast empire, and through their conflicts and politics ultimately created the Hellenistic Age. Makes full use of primary and secondary sources. Accessible to a broad audience of students, university scholars, and the educated general reader.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Anson, Edward.
Alexander's heirs.
Chichester, West Sussex, UK : Wiley-Blackwell, 2014
(DLC) 2014022999
Named Person: Alexander, the Great; Alexander, the Great; Alexander, the Great; Alexander, Magnus
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Anson
ISBN: 1444339621 9781444339628 1118862406 9781118862407 1118862422 9781118862421
OCLC Number: 892198003
Description: xv, 224 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The death of a conqueror --
The funeral games begin --
The end of a dynasty --
"War, both the king and father of all" --
The end of the Diadochi --
Epilogue : the new world.
Responsibility: Edward M. Anson.
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A reliable guide through the seemingly endless wars of the period has long been a desideratum for teachers and students. Anson (Univ. of Arkansas) addresses that need with this book Summing Up: Read more...

 
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