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Alexander the Great : selected texts from Arrian, Curtius and Plutarch

Author: Tania Gergel; Arrian.; Quintus Curtius Rufus; Plutarch.
Publisher: New York : Penguin, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Comprising selections from the writings of Arrian, Plutarch, and Quintus Curtius Rufus, this definitive biography of the greatest conqueror in history features an introduction on Alexander's enduring legacy by acclaimed British television personality Michael Wood.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Alexander the Great.
New York : Penguin, 2004
(OCoLC)643947293
Named Person: Alexander, the Great; Alexander, the Great; König III ) Alexander (Makedonien
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tania Gergel; Arrian.; Quintus Curtius Rufus; Plutarch.
ISBN: 0142001406 9780142001400
OCLC Number: 56820719
Description: xxiii, 150 pages : map ; 20 cm
Contents: Map: Alexander's Empire --
A note on the texts --
The early years --
Establishing power in Macedonia, Greece and Northern Europe --
The Persian Campaign (1): from Hellespont to Gordium --
The Persian Campaign (2): from Cappadocia to Egypt --
The Persian Campaign (3): Victory in Persia --
To the North-east frontiers of the the Persian Empire --
East into India: the uncomplicated campaign --
The retreat: from India back to Persia --
Alexander's final months.
Responsibility: edited by Tania Gergel ; with an introduction by Michael Wood.
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Comprising selections from the writings of Arrian, Plutarch, and Quintus Curtius Rufus, this definitive biography of the greatest conqueror in history features an introduction on Alexander's enduring legacy by acclaimed British television personality Michael Wood.

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