Alexander the Great at War
His Army - His Battles - His Enemies
By (author) Ruth Sheppard
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Alexander the Great at War by Ruth Sheppard
Book DescriptionUpon the assassination of his father King Philip II in the summer of 336 BC, Alexander took over the reins of power of a now united Greece. When he led his combined Macedonian and Greek army into Asia a year later he began the greatest career of military conquest in world history. In 11 short years he overcame the might of the Persian Empire and campaigned across the face of the known world. Fully illustrated, this book covers the development of his army, all his campaigns and battles, and world in which he lived.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781846033285
(242mm x 190mm x 30mm)
Imprint: Osprey Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 7-May-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Ruth Sheppard
The Editor, Ruth Sheppard read Ancient and Modern history at St John's College, Oxford and has an interest in all periods of history, but a particular fascination with the Roman Republic. Based at the Osprey editorial office, she works on a variety of titles, but this is the first book she has written for Osprey. The author lives in Oxford, Uk.
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