Alexander, 334-323 BC

Alexander, 334-323 BC : Conquest of the Persian Empire

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Alexander of Macedonia was undoubtedly one of the greatest generals of all time. This book, by John Warry, an expert on the warfare of the Classical world, examines the principle battles of Alexander's campaigns in detail. The battles of the Granicus, Issus, Gaugamela, Hydaspes and the difficult siege of Tyre are all discussed at length. These careful studies shed light on Macedonian tactics: in particular the combination of armoured infantry phalanx with fast-moving cavalry. The men and equipment of both Alexander and his Persian enemies are also examined, providing a comprehensive insight into Alexander's life and military more

Product details

  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 184 x 244 x 10mm | 299.37g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Osprey Publishing
  • Osprey, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 10 colour plates, 3 3-D maps, 70 b&w illustrations
  • 1855321106
  • 9781855321106
  • 620,299

About John Warry

John Warry looks at Alexander s campaigns, examining his principal battles in detail."show more
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