Alexander, 334-323 BC
Conquest of the Persian Empire
By (author) J. G. Warry
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Alexander, 334-323 BC by J. G. Warry
Book DescriptionAlexander of Macedonia was undoubtedly one of the greatest generals of all time. This book, by John Warry, an expert on the warfare of the Classical world, examines the principle battles of Alexander's campaigns in detail. The battles of the Granicus, Issus, Gaugamela, Hydaspes and the difficult siege of Tyre are all discussed at length. These careful studies shed light on Macedonian tactics: in particular the combination of armoured infantry phalanx with fast-moving cavalry. The men and equipment of both Alexander and his Persian enemies are also examined, providing a comprehensive insight into Alexander's life and military actions.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781855321106
(250mm x 185mm x 9mm)
Imprint: Osprey Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 24-Jan-1991
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author J. G. Warry
Greek Aesthetic Theory, Hardback (September 2012)
This work provides a clear and informed account of aesthetic and callistic concepts as they occur in the works of Plato and Aristotle. The author illustrates their ideas on art and beauty by close reference to their texts and finds a profound similarity which unites them.
Alexander the Great, Paperback (August 2004)» View all books by J. G. Warry
One of the most intriguing characters in military history is evaluated with this spectacular volume that explores his command skills, weaponry and tactics and ties it in beautifully with his troubled family history.
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Author Biography - J. G. Warry
John Warry looks at Alexander s campaigns, examining his principal battles in detail."
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