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- Primus Verlag 2011; US$ 11.86
Hauptbeschreibung Von Alexander dem Großen existieren heute viele Bilder: Er ist Endecker, Forscher, Eroberer, Kulturbringer, Städtegründer, Zerstörer, Segen und Geißel der Menschheit. Nach Meinung der einen betrieb er die Aussöhnung des Westens mit dem Osten, öffnete Europa den Zugang zu einer neuen Welt, nach Meinung der anderen vernichtete er... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2004; US$ 9.95
In 336 b.c. Philip of Macedonia was assassinated and his twenty-year-old son, Alexander, inherited his kingdom. Immediately quelling rebellion, Alexander extended his father?s empire through-out the Middle East and into parts of Asia, ful?lling the soothsayer Aristander?s prediction that the new king ?should perform acts so important and glorious as... more...
- University of California Press 2010; US$ 55.00
Scholars have long recognized the relevance to Christianity of the many stories surrounding the life of Alexander the Great, who claimed to be the son of Zeus. But until now, no comprehensive effort has been made to connect the mythic life and career of Alexander to the stories about Jesus and to the earliest theology of the nascent Christian churches.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 135.00
Professor Ernst Badian (1925-2011) was one of the most influential Alexander historians of the twentieth century. His first articles on the subject appeared in 1958, and he continued for a full fifty years to reshape scholarly perception of the reign of Alexander the Great. A steady output of articles was reinforced by lectures and reviews in his... more...
- Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2008; US$ 136.95
This source book presents new translations of the most important ancient writings on the life and legacy of Alexander the Great. Provides comprehensive coverage of Alexander, from his family background to his military conquests, death and legacy. Includes substantial extracts of texts written by historians, geographers, biographers and military... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 26.95
Alexander the Great by Richard Stoneman is an introduction to the career and impact of the great Macedonian conqueror and the main themes of his reign. As well as tackling problems of interpretation, the author includes: an examination of the written and other sources and the problems of working with them discussion of archaeological and numismatic... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 40.95
This exciting new volume is an indispensable guide for undergraduates to the study of Alexander the Great, showing the problems of the ancient source material, and making it clear that there is no single approach to be taken. The eleven thematic chapters contain a broad selection of the most significant published articles about Alexander, examining... more...
- HarperCollins US 2006; US$ 10.99
Best known for his books on the Middle Ages, Cantor here describes how, three centuries before Christ, the young hero led an army of Macedonians and Greeks on a route through the Middle East and Central Asia that intersects the recent tactical deployment of the US Army and Marines. He has minimized the romance and fantasies associated with Alexande more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 121.95
Alexander the Great is one of the most celebrated figures of antiquity. In this book, Carol G. Thomas places this powerful figure within the context of his time, place, culture, and ancestry in order to discover what influences shaped his life and career. The book begins with an exploration of the Macedonia that conditioned the lives of its inhabitants.... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 42.00
From the age of 20 until his death at 32, Alexander the Great and his armies from Greece swept across a vast region that included Persia, Asia Minor, Syria, and Egypt. This title looks at what made Alexander a brilliant military tactician and a charismatic leader. It also explores what the Eastern world learned through contact with Alexander. more...