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history of Alexander the Great

Charles Alexander Robinson

history of Alexander the Great

by Charles Alexander Robinson

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Published by Kraus Reprint Co in Millwood,N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alexander -- III, -- King of Macedonia.

  • Edition Notes

    Reprint of the ed. published by Brown University, 1953-63.

    Statementby Charles Alexander Robinson, Jr.
    SeriesBrown University studies
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19361710M

    Ancient History Encyclopedia receives a small commission for each book sold through our affiliate partners. Recommended By Numerous educational institutions recommend us, including Oxford University, Michigan State University, and University of Minnesota. Alexander the Great Alexander of Macedon Biography. King of Macedonia and Conqueror of the Persian Empire. Alexander III the Great, the King of Macedonia and conqueror of the Persian Empire is considered one of the greatest military geniuses of all times.

    Alexander the Great: Son of the Gods by Alan Fildes and Joann Fletcher Book Description Famous for more than two millennia for the amazing deeds that he accomplished in his short life of thirty-two years, King Alexander III of Macedon is the most celebrated figure of classical antiquity. Alexander the Great: Son of the Gods presents, in a year-by-year chronicle, an intimate and fascinating. The Lost Book of Alexander the Great, by Andrew Young, Westholme Publishing, Yardley, Pa., , $ Of all the subjects that have engaged the interest of military historians, few have stimulated more lasting interest than the story of Alexander the Great.

    Alexander the Great By: Jacob Abbott () Tutored by Aristotle, compelled to ascend the throne at the age of 20 when his illustrious father was assassinated, driven by a passion for expanding the borders of his tiny kingdom, Alexander of Macedon was one of the most towering figures of ancient history.3/5(15).   In the first authoritative biography of Alexander the Great written for a general audience in a generation, classicist and historian Philip Freeman tells the remarkable life of the great conqueror. The celebrated Macedonian king has been one of the most enduring figures in history.4/4(19).


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The essential history of Alexander the Great, compelling and brilliantly realized Alexander the Great ( BC), who led the Macedonian army to victory in Egypt, Syria, Persia and India, was perhaps the most successful conqueror the world has ever by: Alexander the Great (1st ed).

(Overlook Press, ) Paul Cartledge is one of the foremost experts on Ancient Greece. His book focuses on Alexander's ambition and his military campaigns. Freeman, Philip. Alexander the Great. New York: Simon & Schuster. Alexander the Great is part of Makers of History, a 19th century biography series by two brothers--Jacob and John S.C.

Abbott. Reprinted by Canon Press, these biographies have been edited and brought up-to-date for readers twelve and by: 3. Alexander the Great ( BC), who led the Macedonian army to victory in Egypt, Syria, Persia and India, was perhaps the most successful conqueror the world has ever seen.

Yet although no other individual has attracted so much speculation across the centuries, Alexander himself remains an enigma. Summary Brief Overview Alexander was born in July B.C. to Philip II and his third wife, Olympias.

The parents were far from a happy couple, and Alexander was raised primarily under the influence of. Quintus Curtius Rufus wrote a "History of Alexander the Great of Macedon", which has been translated by in his Loeb edition, with the Latin text on facing pages.

This edition can be found on the Hathi Trust website, and the following table contains links to the individual chapters in the translation, together with the translator's introduction. Alexander the Great was born in the Pella region of the Ancient Greek kingdom of Macedonia on J B.C., to parents King Philip II of Macedon and Queen Olympia, daughter of King Neoptolemus.

Alexander the Great was an ancient Macedonian ruler and one of history’s greatest military minds who, as King of Macedonia and Persia, established the. E.A.W. Budge, The History of Alexander the Great, being the Syriac version of the Pseudo-Callisthenes./Ed. from five manuscripts, with an English translation and notes.

Cambridge: The University Press, cxi,pp. Alexander the Great, also known as Alexander III or Alexander of Macedonia, (born bce, Pella, Macedonia [northwest of Thessaloníki, Greece]—died J bce, Babylon [near Al-Ḥillah, Iraq]), king of Macedonia (– bce), who overthrew the Persian empire, carried Macedonian arms to India, and laid the foundations for the.

Quintus Curtius wrote a history of Alexander the Great in the first or second century CE. The first two of ten books have not survived and material is missing from books 5, 6, and Curtius narrates exciting experiences, develops his hero's character, moralizes, and provides one of the five extant works that are evidence for Alexander's career.

I have Wilcken's Alexander the Great which I look forward to and Fox's The Search for Alexander which I got very cheap used and, even if the text sucks, it's a big, beautiful, lavishly illustrated book, so is worth it for that much, regardless.

In the first authoritative biography of Alexander the Great written for a general audience in a generation, classicist and historian John C Martin tells the remarkable life of the great conqueror. The celebrated Macedonian king has been one of the most enduring figures in history.

Alexander the Great ( BC), who led the Macedonian army to victory in Egypt, Syria, Persia and India, was perhaps the most successful conqueror the world has ever seen. Yet although no other 4/5(2). Alexander the Great: A New History combines traditional scholarship with contemporary research to offer an innovative treatment of one of history's most famous figures.

Written by leading experts in the field Looks at a wide range of diverse topics including Alexander's religious views, his entourage during his campaign East, his sexuality, the influence of his legacy, and his representations.

Alexander's childhoood and youth --Beginning of his reign --The reaction --Crossing the Hellespont --Campaign in Asia Minor --Defeat of Darius --The siege of Tyre --Alexander in Egypt --The great victory --The death of Darius --Deterioration of character --Alexander's end.

Alexander the Great Makers of History Contents: Alexander's childhood and youth -- Beginning of his reign -- The reaction -- Crossing the Hellespont -- Campaign in Asia Minor -- Defeat of Darius -- The siege of Tyre -- Alexander in Egypt -- The great victory -- The death of Darius -- Deterioration of character -- Alexander's end.

Language: EnglishCited by: 3. His book provides the definitive account of the legends of Alexander the Great—a powerful leader in life and an even more powerful figure in the history of literature and ideas.

Richard Stoneman is Honorary Fellow of the University of Exeter and widely acknowledged as the foremost expert globally on the myths of Alexander.

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Books to Borrow. Top History of Alexander the Great by Abbott, Jacob, Publication date Topics Alexander, the Great, B.C. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.The companions of Alexander the Great are Greek in origin, as Macedonians, and their descendants continue to see themselves as Greeks.

A veneer of Greek culture is the lasting result of Alexander's conquests. It is spread thinly from Egypt to Persia and even beyond the Khyber Pass, in addition to the many Mediterranean regions lying closer to.In the first authoritative biography of Alexander the Great written for a general audience in a generation, classicist and historian Philip Freeman tells the remarkable life of the great conqueror.

The celebrated Macedonian king has been one of the most enduring figures in ed on: Octo