Death in Babylon : Alexander the Great & Iberian empire in the muslim orient (eBook, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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Death in Babylon : Alexander the Great & Iberian empire in the muslim orient

Author: Vincent Barletta
Publisher: Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2010
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Though Alexander the Great lived more than 17 centuries before the onset of Iberian expansion into Muslim Africa and Asia, he loomed large in the literature of late medieval and early modern Portugal  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Alexander, the Great
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Vincent Barletta
ISBN: 9780226037363 0226037363 9780226037394 0226037398
OCLC Number: 896136523
Notes: Death and the other: an introduction. The stinking corpse: Alexander, the Greeks, and the Romans. Oblivion: Iberian empire in the Maghreb. Immortality: the promise of Asia. Judgment: the Aljamiado Alexander
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 253 p.)
Responsibility: Vincent Barletta

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