Alexander the Great and the mystery of the elephant medallions (Book, 2004) []
skip to content
New coming soon
Alexander the Great and the mystery of the elephant medallions

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

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.

More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...


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.
More information:


Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"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)"

Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.