The Marshals of Alexander's Empire

The Marshals of Alexander's Empire

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This book presents for the first time in English a detailed study of the closest friends and most trusted commanders of Alexander the Great - their career-progress, their rivalry with one another, and their influence on Alexander. The Marshals of Alexander's Empire is a blend of biography and prosopography that sheds light on some of the most dynamic individuals of the age of more

Product details

  • Hardback | 444 pages
  • 154.94 x 236.22 x 30.48mm | 725.74g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New.
  • geneal. tables, maps
  • 0415050537
  • 9780415050531
  • 1,603,258

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"The author is to be congratulated on...such a substantial volume."-"Classical Viewsshow more

Table of contents

Concordance List of Abbreviations Preface Part I Chapter i: The 'Old Guard' Chapter ii: The 'New Men' Chapter iii: Casualties of the Succession Chapter iv: The so-called 'Boyhood Friends' of Alexander Part II Chapter v: The Somatophylakes Chapter vi: Commanders of Regular Hypaspists Chapter vii: Commanders of the Argyraspids Chapter viii: Commanders of Infantry Chapter ix: Commanders of Cavalry Appendices Bibliographpy Indexshow more