The Genius of Alexander the Great

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University of North Carolina Press, Aug 1, 1998 - Biography & Autobiography - 220 pages
By the time of his death in 323 B.C., Alexander III of Macedonia had built an empire that stretched from the eastern Mediterranean coast through Asia Minor and into the Indus valley. Even before his sudden death, Alexander had achieved mythical status thr

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A solid if unsurprising introduction to history's greatest conqueror by an expert on his life and times. Famed for such works as A History of Greece to 322 b.c. (1959), Hammond (Greek/Bristol Univ ... Read full review

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I impulsively picked this book up off of a pile at the Strand Book Store and was delightfully surprised to have in my possession a short, yet thorough, scholarly account of the brief and brilliant ... Read full review

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