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Alexander the Great and the mystery of the elephant medallions

Author: Frank Lee Holt
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, ©2003.
Series: Hellenistic culture and society, 44.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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To all those who witnessed his extraordinary conquests, from Albania to India, Alexander the Great appeared invincible. How Alexander himself promoted this appearance is the subject of this book.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Holt, Frank Lee.
Alexander the Great and the mystery of the elephant medallions.
Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, ©2003
(DLC) 2003008772
Named Person: Alexander, the Great; Alexander, the Great
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Lee Holt
ISBN: 9780520938786 052093878X 0520238818 9780520238817 9780520244832 0520244834 128235812X 9781282358126 9786612358128 6612358122
OCLC Number: 56072891
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 198 pages, 5 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Chapter 1: Man of mystery --
Chapter 2: A treasure --
Chapter 3: Picking a fight --
Chapter 4: Whose pachyderm, whole or halved? --
Chapter 5: Another treasure --
Chapter 6: A closer look --
Chapter 7: A dark and stormy night.
Series Title: Hellenistic culture and society, 44.
Responsibility: Frank L. Holt.
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To all those who witnessed his extraordinary conquests, from Albania to India, Alexander the Great appeared invincible. How Alexander himself promoted this appearance is the subject of this book.  Read more...

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"Fascinating detective work...A chilling psychological profile of Alexander. Holt's scholarship is superb, his prose style elegant and crystalline." - Peter Green, Times Literary Supplement (tls)"

 
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