Alexander the Great

Alexander the Great

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Alexander the Great by Richard Stoneman is an introduction to the career and impact of the great Macedonian conqueror and the main themes of his reign. As well as tackling problems of interpretation, the author includes: * an examination of the written and other sources and the problems of working with them * discussion of archaeological and numismatic evidence * an outline of the Macedonian background * insight into Alexander's education and ideas * exploration of Alexander's claim to divinity * assessment of Alexander's short and long-term achievements * a study of his influence in antiquity.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 144 pages
  • 138 x 216 x 16mm | 281.23g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 12 black & white illustrations, 11 black & white line drawings
  • 0415319315
  • 9780415319317

About Richard Stoneman

Richard Stoneman is Senior Editor at Routledge and the author of several books on Greek History and Culture.show more

Table of contents

Preface. List of Maps. List of Abbreviations. Chronological Table. Genealogical Table. 1. Introduction: the sources 2. The Macedonian Background 3. The Consolidation 4. The War in Asia Minor 5. Son of Ammon 6. The Conquest of Persia 7. The Expedition of India 8. Alexander in Babylon 9. Conclusion Bibliography. Index.show more