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Alexander the Great - Unabridged Guide
Here's part of the content - you would like to know it all? Delve into this book today!..... : At the wedding of Cleopatra, whom Philip fell in love with and married, she being much too young for him, her uncle Attalus in his drink desired the Macedonians would implore the gods to give them a lawful successor to the kingdom by his niece.
... Then Philip, taking Attalus's part, rose up and would have run his son through; but by good fortune for them both, either his over-hasty rage, or the wine he had drunk, made his foot slip, so that he fell down on the floor.
...For having had all they could do to repulse an enemy who mustered only twenty thousand infantry and two thousand horse, they violently opposed Alexander when he insisted on crossing the river Ganges also, the width of which, as they learned, was thirty-two furlongs, its depth a hundred fathoms, while its banks on the further side were covered with multitudes of men-at-arms and horsemen and elephants.
... Alexander sent much of his army to Carmania (modern southern Iran) with general Craterus, and commissioned a fleet to explore the Persian Gulf shore under his admiral Nearchus, while he led the rest back to Persia through the more difficult southern route along the Gedrosian Desert and Makran (now part of southern Iran and Pakistan).
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Inside the Guide: Alexander the Great, Ancient Greek art, Ancient Greek architecture, Ancient Greek, Ancient Greece, Ancient Egypt, Ancient Corinth, Anatolia, Anabasis Alexandri, Amyntas IV of Macedon, Amyntas III of Macedon, Amun, Amphipolis, Amazons, Alexandropolis Maedica, Alexandria Eschate, Alexandria Bucephalous, Alexandria, Alexander the Great in legend, Alexander the Great in historiography, Alexander V of Macedon, Alexander Sarcophagus, Alexander Mosaic, Alexander I of Epirus, Alexander IV of Macedon, Alexander's Balkan campaign, Alcibiades, Alcetas I of Epirus, Agis III, Agathokleia, Agathocles of Bactria, Afghanistan, Ada of Caria, Achilles, Achaemenid family tree, Achaemenid Empire, Abdalonymus
Title: Alexander the Great - Unabridged Guide
Author: Crystal Diane
The Innovators 2014 US$ 16.99 528 pages