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Alexander the Great

Author: Keyne Ashley Cheshire
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Series: Greece & Rome., Texts and contexts.; Cambridge learning.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Alexander the Great famously brought the mighty Persian Empire's two-hundred year rule to an end, but the figure behind this phenomenon often eludes us.
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Named Person: Alexander, the Great; Alexander.; Alexander, the Great; Alexander, Makedonien König; Alexandre, (roi de Macédoine ;; König III ) Alexander (Makedonien
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Keyne Ashley Cheshire
ISBN: 9780521707091 0521707099
OCLC Number: 286400065
Description: viii, 189 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: From birth to kingship --
Into Asia --
Issus and Egypt --
Gaugamela to the death of Darius --
East to India --
Back towards Babylon --
Epilogue.
Series Title: Greece & Rome., Texts and contexts.; Cambridge learning.
Responsibility: Keyne Cheshire.
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"Cheshire has produced a fine book. ...very easily see using this book for a freshman seminar or a western civilization class that had Alexander as one of its main topics." --BMCR

 
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