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Alexander the Great.

Benjamin Ide Wheeler

Alexander the Great.

by Benjamin Ide Wheeler

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Published by G.P. Putnam"s sons in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alexander, -- the Great, -- 356-323 B.C

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesHeroes of the nations
    The Physical Object
    Pagination520 p.
    Number of Pages520
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13527131M
    LC Control Number00001368
    OCLC/WorldCa408941

    Great book! This book is a great account of Alexander. There is a bit of liberty taken by the author in the rational of some of the Alexander's choices, but it is never outlandish and very much makes sense. There is even some well needed wit thrown into the copy which is refreshing given the dry nature of history books. This book collects together ten contributions by leading scholars in the field of Alexander studies that represent the most advanced scholarship in this area. They span the gamut between historical reconstruction and historiographical research and, viewed as a whole, represent a wide spectrum of methodology. This first English collection of essays on Alexander the Great of .

    Comprising relevant selections from the four ancient writers whose portraits of Alexander the Great still survive--Arrian, Diodorus, Plutarch, and Quintus Curtius--this volume provides a complete narrative of the important events in Alexander's life.   Alexander’s visit was capped by a briefing from the book of Daniel, written several centuries earlier, which foretold the rise and conquests of Alexander. “And when the book of Daniel was shewed him, wherein Daniel declared that one of the Greeks should destroy the empire of the Persians, he supposed that himself was the person intended.

      When Alexander the Great died in Babylon in B.C., his body didn’t begin to show signs of decomposition for a full six days, according Author: Sarah Pruitt.   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 .


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Alexander the Great by Benjamin Ide Wheeler Download PDF EPUB FB2

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. He was a general of such skill and renown that for two thousand /5().

This book is about Alexander the Great’s reception in the Enlightenment, isn’t it. Just to join the gap, the first two books we were looking at are the earliest surviving, or some of the earliest surviving, narratives about Alexander the Great, even.

Alexander the Great: The Story of an Ancient Life. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Another book that looks at the complexities of Alexander and the totality of his humanity, from warrior to deep thinker.

Lane Fox, R. Alexander the Great. London: Penguin. This is written in a more novel style, very much like Freeman's later work. The book Alexander the Great by Doug Wilhelm is a book about the uniting of the Greek Empire. Alexander's father was Philip II, the king of Macedonia and his mother was named Olympias.

When Alexander met Roxanne, he immediately fell in /5. 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 his mother. At the age of thirteen, he was sent to study with Aristotle–an education that was for the most part formal.

Aristotle promoted the belief that non-Greeks. 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. Alexander the Great: The Death of a God by Paul Doherty pp, Constable, £ Alexander the Great: The Hunt for a New Past by Author: Rory Stewart. Alexander the Great.

King of Macedon. Jacob Abbott. 3 (1 Review) Free Download. Read Online. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. You can also read the full text online using our ereader.

These embassadors saw Alexander, of course, and had opportunities to converse 3/5(1). The mysterious location of the tomb of Alexander the Great might finally have been confirmed.

Alexander the Great was a king of the ancient Greek kingdom of Macedon from – BC and after conquering the Greek city-states he rolled over Persia founding an empire with 70 cities across three continents covering an estimated two million square miles.

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   Alexander the Great served as king of Macedonia from to B.C.

During his time of leadership, he united Greece, reestablished the Corinthian League and conquered the Persian Empire. “Alexander the Great” I thought that this book was quite good because it had nice descriptions.I liked the illustrations because they are very detailed.

I didn't like the part where Alexander did something bad to one of his knights. Over all,I thought this was a good book. Tala Davidson. The book itself tells us that it would be sealed up until the end, the great tribulation, when it would be unsealed and understood.

This is a typical ex eventu technique (cf. 1En) and indicates that whenever the book would become known was the time to which the prophecy referred. 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 largest empire the ancient world had ever seen.

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. He was a general of such skill and renown that for two thousand years other great 5/5(2).

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.

Of that great mass of writing, five thin samples survive and form the basis for the modern-day industry of Alexander biographies, of which Everitt’s is the latest and one of the most engaging. Detail of the ‘Alexander Mosaic,’ circa BC, recovered from the floor of the ‘House of the Faun’ in Pompeii, showing Alexander the Great (with a Gorgon’s head on his breastplate) charging toward King Darius of Persia in what.

The Great Warrior. Almost all of Alexander's time as king was spent at war. It took him about three years to gain total control over his homeland of. Buy a cheap copy of Alexander the Great book. Free shipping over $ Skip to content. Search Button.

Categories Collectibles Movies & TV Blog Teen & Young Adult Books. Share to Facebook. Share to Pinterest. Share to Twitter. ISBN: ISBN Alexander the Great. Rated. Alexander the Great managed to conquer most of the known world before dying in B.C.E. at age The surprise is that he didn't die sooner.

To defeat the Persian Empire, he led his troops on a ten-year campaign from his native Macedonia all the way to India.4/4(19). Arrian: Campaigns of Alexander (Anabasis) COMPLETE AUDIOBOOK 12 HOURS IN ENGLISH - MACEDONIA ΙS A HELLENIC KINGDOM (GREEK), THE PEOPLE ARE HELLENES (GREEKS).

THEY SPEAK GREEK AND THEY WORSHIP THE.Everyone seems to want a stake in Alexander the Great, even those focused on hair color. Most often arguments erupt over whether, because he was a Macedonian (like the Ptolemies in Egypt, including Cleopatra), Alexander counted as a true r popular topic is whether he should be numbered among the gay men of antiquity.