Who's Who in the Age of Alexander the Great
Prosopography of Alexander's Empire
Edited by Waldemar Heckel
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Who's Who in the Age of Alexander the Great by Waldemar Heckel
Book DescriptionThis book contains concise biographies of over 800 individuals known from the literary and epigraphic sources for the age of Alexander. Covers significant figures, ranging from leading commanders in Alexander's army to the nobles and regional leaders of the Persian empire whom he encountered on his epic campaign The only complete collection of its kind in English Gives complete and balanced biographies, extending beyond the death of Alexander in 323 BC where relevant Contains a full index and a concordance giving the variant names found in the ancient sources
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405188395
(244mm x 171mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 17-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Waldemar Heckel
Marshals of Alexander's Empire, Paperback (July 2012)
'The Marshals of Alexander's Empire' presents a detailed study of the closest friends and most trusted commanders of Alexander the Great - their career-progress, their rivalry with one another, and their influence. The book is a blend of biography and prosopography that sheds light on some of the most dynamic individuals of the age.
Conquests of Alexander the Great, Paperback (March 2012)View all books by Waldemar Heckel
Heckel engagingly and with great detail, shows us how Alexander earned his appellation, The Great.
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Author Biography - Waldemar Heckel
Waldemar Heckel is Professor in the Department of Greek and Roman Studies at the University of Calgary, Canada. He is the author of The Marshals of Alexander's Empire (1992), The Wars of Alexander the Great (2002), Alexander the Great: Historical Sources in Translation (with J.C. Yardley, Blackwell, 2003), The Conquests of Alexander the Great (2007), and Alexander the Great: A New History (with L.A. Tritle, Wiley-Blackwell, 2009).
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