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Stories of Alexander the Great

Author: Pierre Grimal
Publisher: London ; New York : Burke Books, ©1983.
Series: Myths and legends
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : New edView all editions and formats
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Traces the life of the warrior king of Macedonia who conquered and united the known world of his time.
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Named Person: Alexander, the Great; Alexander, the Great
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pierre Grimal
ISBN: 0222010045 9780222010049
OCLC Number: 10729154
Description: 187 pages, [6] leaves of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 19 cm.
Contents: The childhood of Alexander --
The first years of Alexander's reign --
War begins --
The Gordian knot --
Darius and his advisers --
The battle of Isus --
The mother of Darius --
The king of Sidon --
The capture of Tyre --
The battle of Arbeles --
Alexander in Babylon --
Fighting in the mountains --
Alexander at Persepolis --
The death of Darius --
The conquest of India --
The resistance and defeat of king Porus --
The wonders of India --
The solders refuse to follow Alexander --
The way back --
The voyage of Nearchus --
The death of Alexander.
Series Title: Myths and legends
Responsibility: Pierre Grimal ; edited and translated from the French by Barbara Whelpton ; illustrated by René Péron.

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Traces the life of the warrior king of Macedonia who conquered and united the known world of his time.

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