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Alexander the Great, 336-323 B.C.

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  • A Companion to Livyby Bernard Mineo

    Wiley 2014; US$ 195.00

    Bernard Mineo is Professor of Latin Literature at the Université de Nantes in Brittany, France. He is the author of a monograph on Livy entitled Tite-Live et l'histoire de Rome (2006), and editor of Book 32 of Livy’s Roman History for the Collection des Universités de France (2003). more...

  • Alexander's Heirsby Edward M. Anson

    Wiley 2014; US$ 99.95

    “ Alexander’s Heirs is a concise, but thoroughly documented, study of the formative years (323-281 BCE) of the Hellenistic age by an insightful and highly respected scholar. Students, teachers, and researchers will find it an indispensable and infallible guide to one of the most complex and exciting periods of ancient history.”... 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 Norman F Cantor

    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...

  • Empire of Alexander the Greatby Debra Skelton; Pamela Dell

    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...

  • From Alexander to Jesusby Ory Amitay

    University of California Press 2010; US$ 57.95

    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...

  • Are Leaders Born or Are They Made?by Elisabet Engellau; Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries

    Karnac Books 2004; US$ 21.95

    This engaging study of the life of Alexander the Great, the charismatic leader who created an empire that spanned most of the ancient world, provides an in-depth look at the psychodynamics of leadership that will be of use to contemporary leaders in business and politics, and to consulting and training organisations.In the first part of the book, the... more...

  • Into the Land of Bonesby Frank L. Holt

    University of California Press 2012; US$ 24.95

    The so-called first war of the twenty-first century actually began more than 2,300 years ago when Alexander the Great led his army into what is now a sprawling ruin in northern Afghanistan. Frank L. Holt vividly recounts Alexander's invasion of ancient Bactria, situating in a broader historical perspective America's war in Afghanistan. more...

  • State Correspondence in the Ancient Worldby Karen Radner

    Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 72.99

    This book introduces the reader to the state correspondences of centralized states and empires of the Mediterranean and the Middle East from the 15th century BC to the 6th century AD, and analyses their role in ensuring the success and stability of these geographically extensive state systems. Letters play an important role in the cohesion of early... more...

  • Sieges of Alexander the Greatby Stephen English

    Pen and Sword 2010; US$ 13.99

    During his spectacular career of conquest Alexander the Great attacked many cities and fortresses, never failing to take them. Such operations occupied more of his time than his famous pitched battles and were at least as vital in securing his vast empire. Sieges provided some of the sternest tests for the Macedonian army, and it is perhaps telling... more...