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Before & after Alexander : the legend and legacy of Alexander the Great

Author: Richard A Billows
Publisher: New York : Overlook Duckworth, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"By the author of Marathon, an enlightening look at the historical context behind Alexander the Great, his accomplishments, and his legacy"--
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Biographies
History
Biography
Named Person: Alexander, the Great; Alexander, the Great; Alexander, the Great
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard A Billows
ISBN: 9781590207406 1590207408 9780715652817 0715652818
OCLC Number: 1027047277
Description: 336 pages : illustrations, maps, genealogical tables ; 24 cm
Contents: Macedonia before Philip II --
Philip's childhood --
The reign of Philip --
Philip's new model army and new model state --
The reign of Alexander --
The wars of the successors --
The Hellenistic world and Hellenistic civilization --
Aftermath: the lingering impact of Hellenistic culture.
Other Titles: Before and after Alexander
Responsibility: Richard A. Billows.

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"By the author of Marathon, an enlightening look at the historical context behind Alexander the Great, his accomplishments, and his legacy"--

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