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Alexander the Great
By Richard Stoneman

Alexander the Great

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Alexander the Great by Richard Stoneman

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Alexander the Great by Richard Stoneman is an introduction to the career and impact of the great Macedonian conqueror and the main themes of his reign. As well as tackling problems of interpretation, the author includes: * an examination of the written and other sources and the problems of working with them * discussion of archaeological and numismatic evidence * an outline of the Macedonian background * insight into Alexander's education and ideas * exploration of Alexander's claim to divinity * assessment of Alexander's short and long-term achievements * a study of his influence in antiquity.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415319317
ISBN-10: 0415319315
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 138mm x 16mm)
Pages: 144
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 9-Sep-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Richard Stoneman

Richard Stoneman is Senior Editor at Routledge and the author of several books on Greek History and Culture.

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