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- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 89.99
This biographical pairing of Alexander the Great and Hernán Cortés reflects both upon the character and the leadership abilities of the two famous conquerors. The book joins historical narrative with source analysis and consideration of moral themes revealing underappreciated aspects of their leadership. more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 154.00
The first part of this study addresses problems of dating and analyzing the ancient literary tradition of Alexander in the light of new papyrus evidence and a critical appraisal of the research. The second part uses major written documents from the Alexandrine period to investigate the fundamental aspects of the king?s Hellenic policy.... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 200.95 US$ 174.16
A Companion to Livy features a collection of essays representing the most up-to-date international scholarship on the life and works of the Roman historian Livy. Features contributions from top Livian scholars from around the world Presents for the first time a new interpretation of Livy's historical philosophy, which represents a key to an... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 102.95 US$ 89.22
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... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 77.99 US$ 67.07
State Correspondence in the Ancient World 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 stability of these geographically extensive state systems. more...
- University of California Press 2013; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96
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...
- University of California Press 2012; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96
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...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 84.00
Das nordthüringische Eichsfeld 1574/75: ein Mord an einem Förster; Täter ein unbeherrschter, dennoch von vielen als Söldner geschätzter Adeliger. In der Folge kommt es zum Prozess gegen diesen Adeligen, Barthold von Wintzigerode, und zu seiner Hinrichtung. Beides wird die Gemüter noch lange beschäftigen, im 19. Jahrhundert entfacht ein regelrechter... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 52.95
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...