By Ian Worthington
This interesting re-creation is an quintessential advisor for undergraduates to the examine of Alexander the nice, exhibiting the issues of the traditional resource fabric, and making it transparent that there's no unmarried method of be taken.
The twelve thematic chapters comprise a extensive collection of the main major released articles approximately Alexander, analyzing the most parts of dialogue and discussion:
- The Sources
- Alexander’s impacts and the Macedonian historical past
- Alexander’s goals
- Alexander’s Battles and Generalship
- Alexander and the Greeks
- Alexander and the Persian Empire
- Alexander, India and the Gedrosian wilderness
- From Mass Marriage to dying
- Alexander and the ‘Unity of Mankind’
- Alexander and Deification
- Alexander and Conspiracies
- Alexander: The ‘Great’?
The Reader has the virtue of translating a considerable variety of the extra inaccessible basic resources; every one bankruptcy can also be prefaced with a succinct advent to the subject below consideration.
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