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Alexander the Great, 336-323 B.C.

  • A Companion to Livyby Bernard Mineo

    Wiley 2014; US$ 195.00

    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 overall... 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...

  • Alexander der Große und die "nackten Weisen" Indiensby Marc Steinmann

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 84.25

    Die "Collatio Alexandri et Dindimi" ist ein anonymer, fiktiver spätantiker Briefwechsel aus dem Umfeld des Alexanderromans. In dieser Auseinandersetzung um die rechte Lebensweise vertritt der Brahmanenkönig Dindimus einen rigoros-asketischen Standpunkt, Alexander der Große dagegen plädiert für einen maßvollen Genuss der Gaben der Natur. Für die vorliegende... 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...

  • Alexander der Grosseby Hans-Joachim Gehrke

    C.H. Beck 2013; US$ 8.93

    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...

  • Geschichte des Hellenismusby Heinz Heinen

    C.H. Beck 2013; US$ 8.62

    Der Band bietet im ersten Teil einen Überblick über die politische Geschichte der Zeit von Alexander bis Kleopatra (336?30 v. Chr.). Die Darstellung umfaßt im einzelnen: die Eroberung des Perserreiches durch Alexander, die Aufteilung des Reiches nach seinem Tod unter den makedonischen Generälen, die Geschichte der Diadochendynastien zwischen Adria... 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...

  • 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...

  • Der Tod des Tyrannenby Alexander Jendorff

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2012; US$ 70.00

    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...

  • 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...