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Conquest and empire : the reign of Alexander the Great

Author: A B Bosworth
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1993, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Canto edView all editions and formats
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This book is an exploration of the process and consequences of the campaigns of Alexander the Great of Macedon (who reigned from 336 to 323 BC), focusing on the effect of his monarchy upon the world  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Alexander, the Great; Alexander, the Great; Alexander, Makedonien König III.; Alexander, King of Macedonia.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A B Bosworth
ISBN: 052140679X 9780521406796
OCLC Number: 264953462
Notes: Originally published: 1988.
Description: xv, 330 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Prologue --
The gaining of empire (336-323 B.C.) --
Epilogue: the shape of things to come --
Mainland Greece in Alexander's reign --
Alexander and his empire --
Alexander and the army --
The divinity of Alexander.
Responsibility: A.B. Bosworth.

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