Alexander the Great: A Reader
Routledge, Mar 12, 2012 - History - 448 pages
This exciting new edition is an indispensable guide for undergraduates to the study of Alexander the Great, showing the problems of the ancient source material, and making it clear that there is no single approach to be taken.
The Reader has the distinctive feature of translating a substantial number of the more inaccessible primary sources; each chapter is also prefaced with a succinct introduction to the topic under consideration.
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1 The sources
2 Alexanders influences and the Macedonian background
3 Alexanders aims
4 Alexanders battles and generalship
5 Alexander and the Greeks
6 Alexander and the Persian empire
7 Alexander India and the Gedrosian desert
8 From mass marriage to death