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Histories of Alexander the Great. Book 10

Author: Quintus Curtius Rufus; J E Atkinson; John Yardley
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Series: Clarendon ancient history series.
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A translation, with detailed commentary, of Book 10 of Curtius Rufus' Histories, a major Roman source on the end of the reign of Alexander the Great. The Introduction establishes a profile of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Early works
History
commentaire
Early works to 1800
Biography Early works to 1800
Named Person: Alexander, the Great; Alexander; Alexander; Quinte-Curce.; Alexander, the Great
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Quintus Curtius Rufus; J E Atkinson; John Yardley
ISBN: 0199557624 9780199557622 0199557632 9780199557639
OCLC Number: 277068203
Language Note: Translated from the Latin.
Description: xiv, 274 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Levels of significance --
Curtius, the author and his dates --
Possible identification with other known Curtii --
Curtius' Histories of Alexander and its genre --
structure of Book 10 --
Curtius' sources --
Curtius and of her writers of the early Principate --
Truth and the historical value of Curtius' Histories --
Judging Alexander --
Curtius' language and literary value --
Additional note on problems of chronology.
Series Title: Clarendon ancient history series.
Other Titles: Historia Alexandri Magni.
Responsibility: Curtius Rufus ; introduction and historical commentary by J.E. Atkinson ; translated by J.C. Yardley.
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