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Alexander the Great, 336-323 B.C.

  • 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...

  • Alexander's Heirsby Edward M. Anson

    Wiley 2014; US$ 99.95

    Alexander’s Heirs offers a narrative account of the approximately forty years following the death of Alexander the Great, during which his generals vied for control of his vast empire, and through their conflicts and politics ultimately created the Hellenistic Age. Offers an account of the power struggles between Alexander’s rival generals... more...

  • Collected Papers on Alexander the Greatby Ernst Badian

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    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...

  • 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...

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

    Karnac Books 2004; US$ 21.95

    Exploring themes including the imagery of his inner theatre, the nature of his personal relationships, including that of his rivalry with his father and twinship, his narcissism and megalomaniacal behaviour, his paranoid tendencies, but above all, his peerless leadership abilities, this volume examines both what makes for effective leadership and where... 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...

  • Alexander der Grosseby Hans-Joachim Gehrke

    C.H. Beck 2013; US$ 8.45

    Der antike Historiker Diodor rühmt überschwenglich Alexanders große Taten. Dank seiner Klugheit und Tapferkeit überträfe er an Größe die Leistungen aller anderen Könige, von denen man wisse. In nur zwölf Jahren habe er nicht wenig von Europa und fast ganz Asien unterworfen und damit zu Recht weithin reichenden Ruhm erworben, der ihn den alten Heroen... more...

  • Alexander of Macedon, 356?323 B.C.by Peter Green

    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...

  • Marshals of Alexander's Empireby Waldemar Heckel

    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...

  • 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...