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The history of Alexander

Author: Quintus Curtius Rufus; John Yardley; Waldemar Heckel
Publisher: Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England ; New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Penguin Books, 1984.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Roman historian's account of the conquests of Alexander the Great is one of the primary sources of our knowledge of the Macedonian conquest and its leader.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Early works
History
Early works to 1800
Named Person: Alexander, the Great; Alexander, King of Macedonia.; Alexander, the Great
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Quintus Curtius Rufus; John Yardley; Waldemar Heckel
ISBN: 0140444122 9780140444124
OCLC Number: 12554038
Notes: Translation of: Historia Alexandri Magni.
Includes indexes.
Description: 332 pages, 3 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Historia Alexandri Magni.
Responsibility: Quintus Curtius Rufus ; translated by John Yardley ; with an introduction and notes by Waldemar Heckel.

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Alexander the Great (356-323 BC), who led the Macedonian army to victory in Egypt, Syria, Persia and India, was perhaps the most successful conqueror the world has ever seen. Yet although no other  Read more...

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