From Alexander to Cleopatra: the Hellenistic world

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Scribner, 1982 - History - 319 pages
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Beginning with the death in 323 B.C. of Alexander the Great, the archetypal hero, and ending with Cleopatra, the supreme product of a society that devoted novel attention to women, this book covers developments in politics, science, medicine, philosophy, literature, the fine arts, and the role of women.

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User Review  - tnilsson - LibraryThing

I've greatly enjoyed similar books by other authors about the Roman and the Byzantine ages. And I looked forward to learning more from this book about the Hellenistic age. But the book never captured ... Read full review

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User Review  - zette - LibraryThing

(History Book Club Edition, 1982) I have never been disappointed with a book by historian Michael Grant, and this one lived up to all expectations. I knew bits and pieces about the Hellenistic age ... Read full review


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