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Alexander the Great : Lancaster Pamphlets in Ancient History - Richard Stoneman

Alexander the Great

Lancaster Pamphlets in Ancient History

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Published: 9th September 2004
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Alexander the Greatprovides a concise introduction to the career and impact of the great Macedonian conqueror and the main themes of his reign. Richard Stoneman uses primary and modern sources, together with archaeological and numismatic evidence to shed light on this influential figure. Key topics discussed include: *The Macedonian background *Alexander's education and beliefs *Alexander's conquests overseas *How far Alexander's aims differed from his achievements *Alexander's influence in antiquity The second edition has been updated throughout to take into consideration recent research and the current state of research on the Persian Empire. Also included is an expanded bibliography and a new new Index.

Preface
List of Maps
List of Abbreviations
Chronological Table
Genealogical Table
Introduction: the sources
The Macedonian Background
The Consolidation
The War in Asia Minor
Son of Ammon
The Conquest of Persia
The Expedition of India
Alexander in Babylon
Conclusion Bibliography
Index
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ISBN: 9780415319317
ISBN-10: 0415319315
Series: Lancaster Pamphlets in Ancient History : Book 0
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 144
Published: 9th September 2004
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.05 x 13.97  x 1.58
Weight (kg): 0.29
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: New edition