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Description - Alexander the Great by Waldemar Heckel

Alexander the Great: A New History combines traditional scholarship with contemporary research to offer an innovative treatment of one of history's most famous figures. * Written by leading experts in the field * Looks at a wide range of diverse topics including Alexander's religious views, his entourage during his campaign East, his sexuality, the influence of his legacy, and his representations in art and cinema * Discusses Alexander's influence, from his impact on his contemporaries to his portrayals in recent Hollywood films * A highly informed and enjoyable resource for students and interested general readers

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405130813
ISBN-10: 1405130814
Format: Hardback
(249mm x 170mm x 27mm)
Pages: 392
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Waldemar Heckel

Waldemar Heckel is Professor of Ancient History at the University of Calgary. His publications include Who's Who in the Age of Alexander the Great (Blackwell, 2005), Alexander the Great: Historical Sources in Translation (with J.C. Yardley, Blackwell, 2003), Crossroads of History: The Age of Alexander (with L.A. Tritle, 2003), The Wars of Alexander the Great (2002), and The Marshals of Alexander's Empire (1992). Lawrence A. Tritle is Professor of History at Loyola Marymount University. He is author and editor of The Peloponnesian War (2004), From Melos to My Lai. War and Survival (2000), The Greek World in the Fourth Century (1997) and Phocion the Good (1988), as well as numerous articles on Greek history.

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