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Collected papers on Alexander the Great

Author: E Badian
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of articles from 1958 onwards. These papers have changed the scholarly consensus on the conqueror, presenting him for the first time according to the model of a dictator, tyrant and mass  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Alexander, the Great; Alexander; Alexander, the Great
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: E Badian
ISBN: 9780415378284 0415378281 9780415384452 0415384451
OCLC Number: 150341160
Description: pages cm
Contents: Foreword by Richard Stoneman Introduction by Eugene Borza 1. Alexander the Great and the Unity of Mankind 2. The Eunuch Bagoas 3. The Death of Parmenio 4. Review of L. Pearson, The Lost Histories of Alexander the Great 5. Harpalus 6. Alexander the Great and the Loneliness of Power 7. The Death of Philip II 8. The Date of Clitarchus 9. Orientals in Alexander's Army 10. Alexander the Great and the Greeks of Asia 11. Agis III 12. A King's Notebooks 13. Nearchus the Cretan 14. Review of K. Kraft, Der "rationale Alexander" 15. The Battle of the Granicus 16. The deification of Alexander the Great 17. Greeks and Macedonians 18. Alexander at Peucelaotis 19. The Ring and the Book 20. Agis III: revisions and reflections 21. Alexander the Great between two thrones and heaven 22. The King's Indians 23. A note on the Alexander Mosaic 24. Conspiracies 25. Darius III 26. Plutarch's Unconfessed Skill 27. Once more the death of Philip II Index
Responsibility: by Ernst Badian.

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"Lucidly written, incisively argued, but still accessible to students, these papers are ancient history at its best. A mandatory companion to biographies of Alexander. Summing Up: Essential." - S. Read more...

 
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