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  • The Marshals of Alexander's Empireby Waldemar Heckel

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 49.95

    A detailed study of the closest friends and most trusted commanders of Alexander the Great - their career-progress, rivalry with one another, their influence on Alexander. Sheds light on some of the most dynamic individuals of the age of Alexander. more...

  • Who's Who in the Age of Alexander the Greatby Waldemar Heckel

    Wiley 2008; US$ 150.95

    This book contains concise biographies of over 800 individuals known from the literary and epigraphic sources for the age of Alexander. Covers significant figures, ranging from leading commanders in Alexander's army to the nobles and regional leaders of the Persian empire whom he encountered on his epic campaign The only complete collection of... more...

  • The Conquests of Alexander the Greatby Waldemar Heckel

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 19.00

    Waldemar Heckel provides an engaging and balanced overview of the conquests of Alexander the Great. more...

  • The Conquests of Alexander the Greatby Waldemar Heckel

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 17.00

    Heckel engagingly and with great detail, shows us how Alexander earned his appellation, The Great. more...

  • Alexander the Greatby Waldemar Heckel; J. C. Yardley

    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...

  • Alexander the Greatby Waldemar Heckel; Lawrence A. Tritle

    Wiley 2011; US$ 53.95

    Alexander the Great: A New History combines traditional scholarship with contemporary research to offer an innovative treatment of one of history's most famous figures. Written by leading experts in the field Looks at a wide range of diverse topics including Alexander's religious views, his entourage during his campaign East, his sexuality, the... more...

  • The Dawn of the Roman Empireby J. C. Yardley; Waldemar Heckel

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 8.99

    With a single announcement from a herald, all the cities of Greece and Asia had been set free; only an intrepid soul could formulate such an ambitious project, only phenomenal valour and fortune bring it to fruition. (Livy, 33. 33) Thus Livy describes the reaction to the Romancommander T.Q. Flamininus' proclamation of the freedom of Greece at the... more...

  • The History of Alexanderby Quintus Curtius Rufus; Waldemar Heckel; John Yardley

    Penguin Books Ltd 2005; Not Available

    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 individual has attracted so much speculation across the centuries, Alexander himself remains an enigma. Curtius' History offers a great deal of information... more...

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