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The Landmark Arrian : the campaigns of Alexander ; Anabasis Alexandrou : a new translation

Author: Arrian.; Pamela Mensch; James S Romm
Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, 2012.
Series: Landmark series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Anchor books edView all editions and formats
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During twelve years of continuous campaigns, Alexander conquered an empire that stretched from the shores of the Adriatic to the edge of modern India. Arrian's history of those conquests is the most reliable and detailed account to emerge from the ancient world. --from publisher description.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Alexander, the Great; Alexander, the Great; Alexander, the Great; $d 356-323 f Kr Alexander den store
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arrian.; Pamela Mensch; James S Romm
ISBN: 9781400079674 1400079675
OCLC Number: 713188667
Language Note: Translated from the Ancient Greek.
Description: xlix, 503 pages : illustrations, color maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Chronological outline of events in the Anabasis Alexandrou --
book 1. The campaigns in Europe and Western Asia --
book 2. The campaigns in Western Asia and Phoenicia --
book 3. The Egyptian sojourn and the campaign against Darius --
book 4. The campaign in Bactria and Sogdiana --
book 5. The Indian campaign --
book 6. The Indian campaign and the return from the East --
book 7. The return to Babylon --
Epilogue: The breakup and decline of Alexander's empire / James Romm --
Appendix A: Arrian's sources and reliability / Elizabeth Baynham --
Appendix B: Greek and Macedonian ethnicity / Eugene N. Borza --
Appendix C: Alexander the man (and god?) / Richard Stoneman --
Appendix D: Alexander's army and military leadership / James Romm --
Appendix E: Alexander's inner circle / Waldemar Heckel, James Romm --
Appendix F: Money and finance in the campaigns of Alexander / Frank L. Holt --
Appendix G: The Persian Empire and Alexander / Richard Stoneman --
Appendix H: Alexander at Persepolis / Eugene N. Borza --
Appendix I: Alexander in Central Asia / Frank L. Holt --
Appendix J: The Indian campaign / Richard Stoneman --
Appendix K: Alexander's policy of Perso-Macedonian fusion / James Romm --
Appendix L: The Alexander romance / Richard Stoneman --
Appendix M: Alexander and the Greeks / James Romm --
Appendix N: Alexander's geographic notions / James Romm --
Appendix O: Alexander's death : a medical analysis / Eugene N. Borza --
Appendix P: Alexander's death : the poisoning rumors / A.B. Bosworth --
Appendix Q: The Royal Macedonian Tombs at Aigeai / Eugene N. Borza --
Appendix R: Arrian's life and works.
Series Title: Landmark series.
Other Titles: Anabasis.
Campaigns of Alexander
Responsibility: by Pamela Mensch ; with maps, annotations, appendices, and encyclopedic index ; edited by James Romm ; with an introduction by Paul Cartledge.

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