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In the footsteps of Alexander the Great

Author: Michael WoodDavid WallaceBritish Broadcasting Corporation.Maya Vision (Firm)Maryland Public Television.All authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video, ©1997.
Series: History's best on PBS.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Michael Wood using ancient Greek writers as guides tries to follow the route of Alexander the Great on his conquest of most of the known world. He also seeks out local lore about Alexander along the route. Much of the route has been fought over at least since Alexander's time. Wood tries to find the truth of his legends and the personality who conquered the world but was a disease-and alcohol-ravaged lonely man by  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Video recordings
Named Person: Alexander, the Great; Alexander, the Great
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Wood; David Wallace; British Broadcasting Corporation.; Maya Vision (Firm); Maryland Public Television.; PBS Home Video.
ISBN: 0780622359 9780780622357
OCLC Number: 42513766
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: "B3729"--Container.
Closed captioned.
Credits: Cameras, Peter Harvey, Peter Jouvenal ; editor, Stephen Singleton ; music, John Eacott.
Performer(s): Writer, historian and host, Michael Wood.
Description: 2 videocassettes (VHS) (approximately 480 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Contents: Son of God --
Lord of Asia --
Across the Hindu Kush --To the ends of the earth.
Series Title: History's best on PBS.
Responsibility: Maya Vision production for BBC and Maryland Public Television ; producer, Rebecca Dobbs ; written by Michael Wood ; director, David Wallace.

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Michael Wood using ancient Greek writers as guides tries to follow the route of Alexander the Great on his conquest of most of the known world. He also seeks out local lore about Alexander along the route. Much of the route has been fought over at least since Alexander's time. Wood tries to find the truth of his legends and the personality who conquered the world but was a disease-and alcohol-ravaged lonely man by the time he died at age 33.

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