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  - Jim - Goodreads

Michael Grant is the author of a score or two of books on ancient Greece and Rome. They seem to run the gamut from the bad (The Collapse and Recovery of the Roman Empire) to the workmanlike, as in ... Read full review


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