Alexander the Great

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W. W. Norton & Company, 1967 - Biography & Autobiography - 365 pages
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The Norton edition of Ulrich Wilcken's distinguished biography has made available for almost three decades a classic study enhanced with a modern scholars notes, bibliography, and introduction to Alexander studies. Alexander the Great as an empire-conqueror continues to capture the imagination, but the spread of Greek civilization throughout the world was his greatest legacy. Wilcken's book captures Alexander's true achievements and influence.
  

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Excellent biography of Alexander the Great- which should be obvious given that it was written in early 1930s Germany (Nazis!) and is still in print today. Wilcken portrays Alexander as having two ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
3
n Philip II of Macedonia
22
CHAP 1n The Youth of Alexander
53
1v Alexanders reign down to
61
The Persian War down
76
v1 The Conquest of Iran
149
Prospect
265
Notes
327
Bibliography
349
Index
355
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Borza is Professor Emeritus of Ancient History at The Pennsylvania State University.

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