Alexander the Great
2nd Revised edition
By (author) Richard Stoneman
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Alexander the Great by Richard Stoneman
Book DescriptionAlexander 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 DetailsISBN: 9780415319324
(216mm x 138mm x 11mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 9-Sep-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Richard Stoneman
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Pindar, Paperback (December 2013)
In this first work on the subject for many years, Richard Stoneman shows that Pindar's works, while at first seeming obscure and fragmentary, reward further study. An unmatched craftsman with words, and witness to a profoundly religious sensibility, he is a poet who takes modern readers to the heart of Greek ideas.
Legends of Alexander the Great, Paperback (December 2011)» View all books by Richard Stoneman
Essential reading for students of late antique and medieval literature, these stories are still unsurpassed for sheer entertainment, opening a window onto a rumbustious world of legend as rich as that of the Arabian Nights. This revised edition offers a substantial new introduction by the editor.
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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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