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Alexander the Great, 336-323 B.C.

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  • Der König von Asienby Steffen Unger

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2015; US$ 57.23

    Alexander der Große erbt von seinem Vater Philipp nicht nur ein übermächtig gewordenes Makedonien, die neue Supermacht in Südosteuropa. Er verwirklicht auch dessen Plan, die Griechen geeint gegen Persien in den Krieg zu führen. Getrieben von einer unerklärbaren inneren Kraft, sprengt Alexander alle erdenklichen Grenzen: Er erobert das persische Weltreich,... 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$ 85.00

    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...

  • Into the Land of Bonesby Frank L. Holt

    University of California Press 2012; US$ 29.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • State Correspondence in the Ancient Worldby Karen Radner

    Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 77.99

    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...

  • Alexanderby Guy Maclean Rogers

    Random House Publishing Group 2004; US$ 17.00

    For nearly two and a half millennia, Alexander the Great has loomed over history as a legend?and an enigma. Wounded repeatedly but always triumphant in battle, he conquered most of the known world, only to die mysteriously at the age of thirty-two. In his day he was revered as a god; in our day he has been reviled as a mass murderer, a tyrant as brutal... more...

  • Alexander the Greatby Bill Yenne

    St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 22.99

    An exploration of the leadership, strategy, and legacy of the most celebrated military figure of all time more...

  • Alexander the Greatby Waldemar Heckel; Lawrence A. Tritle

    Wiley 2011; US$ 55.95

    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,... more...