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- 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...
- 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...
- Potomac Books Inc. 2004; US$ 9.95
Alexander the Great (356-323 B.C.E.), who reigned as king of Macedonia for only thirteen years, set a flame of conquest that introduced the dynamism of Hellenism to the Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, and South Asian worlds. Re-creating their ossified cultures, he established a standard of leadership and military conquest that the most successful of... more...
Die makedonischen Reiche. Hellenisirung des Orients. Untergang des alten Griechenlands. Die römische WeltherrschaftDe Gruyter 1851; US$ 307.00
Niebuhr, Barthold Georg: Historische und philologische Vorträge. Alte Geschichte nach Justins Folge mit Ausschluß der römischen Geschichte: Die ... römische Weltherrschaft: Abtheilung 2. Band 3 more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 45.95
Despite Alexander the Great's unprecedented accomplishments, during the last seven years of his life, this indomitable warrior became increasingly unpredictable, sporadically violent, megalomaniacal, and suspicious of friends as well as enemies. What could have caused such a lamentable transformation? This biography seeks to answer that question by... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95
This book presents for the first time in English a detailed study of the closest friends and most trusted commanders of Alexander the Great - their career-progress, their rivalry with one another, and their influence on Alexander. The Marshals of Alexander's Empire is a blend of biography and prosopography that sheds light on some of the most dynamic... more...
- University of California Press 2013; US$ 29.95
Until recently, popular biographers and most scholars viewed Alexander the Great as a genius with a plan, a romantic figure pursuing his vision of a united world. His dream was at times characterized as a benevolent interest in the brotherhood of man, sometimes as a brute interest in the exercise of power. Green, a Cambridge-trained classicist who... more...
- The History Press 2011; US$ 10.19
King Alexander III 'the Great' of Macedon was one of the greatest military commanders the world has ever known. This book seeks to dispel some of the myths which have grown up around him and to provide an up-to-date account of his life. This includes the Macedonian background and Alexander's early years, his campaigns in Thrace and Illyria and the... more...