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Alexander the Great and the mystery of the elephant medallions

Author: Frank Lee Holt
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Univ. of California Press, 2004.
Series: Hellenistic culture and society, 44.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Nachdr.]View 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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Named Person: Alexander; Alexander, Makedonien König
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Lee Holt
ISBN: 0520238818 9780520238817 0520244834 9780520244832
OCLC Number: 254719312
Notes: Literaturverz. S. 175 - 189.
Description: XV, 198 Seiten : Illustrationen, Karten.
Contents: List of Maps and Illustrations Prefaced 1. Man of Mystery 2. A Treasure 3. Picking a Fight 4. Whose Pachyderm, Whole or Halved? 5. Another Treasure 6. A Closer Look 7. A Dark and Stormy Night Appendix A. The Published Elephant Medallions Appendix B. Some Possible Forgeries of the Large Medallion Appendix C. The 1973 Iraq Hoard Select Bibliography Index
Series Title: Hellenistic culture and society, 44.
Responsibility: Frank L. Holt.
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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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