Alexander the Great

Alexander the Great

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Inspired in his leadership, fearless in battle, and boundless in his ambition, Alexander the Great was worshiped as a god during his lifetime, and his legend has only grown since. Inheriting his father's empire at the age of twenty, Alexander resolved to expand it, and by the time of his death at thirty-two, his empire strechedfrom Greece to India, spanning three continents and encompassing two million square miles. Comprising selections from the writings of Arrian, Plutarch, and Quintus Curtius Rufus, this definitive biography of the greatest conqueror in history features an introduction on Alexander's enduring legacy by acclaimed British television personality and Princeton University Professor Michael Wood."

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  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 126 x 192 x 14mm | 181.44g
  • Penguin Putnam Inc
  • The Penguin Press
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • 0142001406
  • 9780142001400
  • 1,375,139

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About Brenda Jackson

Tania Gergel is a lecturer in Ancient Greek Philosophy at Kings College London where her research spans Ancient Philosophy, Philosophy of Medecine, and Psychology. She co-translated The Greek Sophists for Penguin Classics. Michael Woodisa highly respected author and TV presenter with over eighty documentary films to his name, most recently the acclaimedIn Search of Myths and Heroes."

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