Results 1-10 of 24

Review: Alexander of Macedon, 356-323 BC: A Historical Biography

User Review  - Jatin - Goodreads

great book. well written and researched. the only complaint I have with the author is his penchant for quoting flowery prose all the bloody time Read full review

Review: Alexander of Macedon, 356-323 BC: A Historical Biography

User Review  - Douglas - Goodreads

Impeccable history in the best storytelling tradition. Homeric, even: sweeping, but with moving, funny and telling human detail. Just an effing great read. Read full review

Review: Alexander of Macedon, 356-323 BC: A Historical Biography

User Review  - Ryan Bohl - Goodreads

One of the absolute best books I've ever read. Peter Green makes Alexander live and breath as an ancient Macbeth, ruthless and tyrannical, obsessed with power and glory, unable to know when to stop ... Read full review

Review: Alexander of Macedon, 356-323 BC: A Historical Biography

User Review  - Patrick - Goodreads

This review is for the 1970 edition of the book, which has many photo illustrations but much less text than the later editions. Green does an admirable job of compressing Alexander's life into a short ... Read full review

Review: Alexander of Macedon, 356-323 BC: A Historical Biography

User Review  - Steve Bivans - Goodreads

Simply THE best book on Alexander ever written. If you're going to read ONE, read THIS ONE. Green's ability to get into the mind of Alexander, and to weave his thesis into a chronological narrative is simply stunning. Read full review

Review: Alexander of Macedon, 356-323 BC: A Historical Biography

User Review  - Daniel Rosenthal - Goodreads

Another good one. But, ugh what a jerk. Read full review

Review: Alexander of Macedon, 356-323 BC: A Historical Biography

User Review  - Windsor - Goodreads

By far the best book on Alexander I have read. Portrays Alexander in my opinion as a flawed genius, in many ways this is not his fault however. A very valuable cultural and political analysis of Alexander. Well worth owning and keeping. Read full review

Review: Alexander of Macedon, 356-323 BC: A Historical Biography

User Review  - Jonathan - Goodreads

This was the first Alexander book I ever ventured to read. I came to it after completing two of The Great Courses series: Harl's "Alexander and the Macedonian Empire" and Mclearney's "Alexander and ... Read full review

Review: Alexander of Macedon, 356-323 BC: A Historical Biography

User Review  - Stephen Marte - Goodreads

Though I love ancient Greek history I'm not a fan of Alexander the Great. However, after reading Alexander of Macedon, 356-323 BC, I became a fan of historian and author Peter Green. While most ... Read full review

Review: Alexander of Macedon, 356-323 BC: A Historical Biography

User Review  - Liverpooljack - Goodreads

Peter Green had me at the start with his explanation of the queen's plan to keep her lover, Ptolemy, in court - she arranged for his marriage to her daughter! Read full review


User ratings

5 stars
19
4 stars
8
3 stars
2
2 stars
0
1 star
2

5 stars - 18
2 stars - 0
1 star - 1

Editorial reviews - 0

Goodreads - 24