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Ghost on the throne : the death of Alexander the Great and the bloody fight for his empire

Author: James S Romm
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2012. ©2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Vintage books edition, November 2012View all editions and formats
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" ... Brings to life the cutthroat competition and the struggle for control of the Greek world's greatest empire"--Page 4 of cover.
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Named Person: Alexander, the Great
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James S Romm
ISBN: 9780307456601 0307456609
OCLC Number: 778424677
Description: xxii, 389 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
Contents: The opening of the tombs --
Bodyguards and companions --
The testing of Perdiccas --
The Athenians' last stand (I) --
Resistance, rebellion, reconquest --
The Athenians' last stand (II) --
A death on the Nile --
The fortunes of Eumenes --
The war comes home --
Duels to the death --
The closing of the tombs.
Responsibility: James Romm.

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" ... Brings to life the cutthroat competition and the struggle for control of the Greek world's greatest empire"--Page 4 of cover.

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