By Edward M. Anson

ISBN-10: 1441113908

ISBN-13: 9781441113900

ISBN-10: 1441193790

ISBN-13: 9781441193797

Alexander the Great's existence and profession are right here tested throughout the significant concerns surrounding his reign. What have been Alexander's final objectives? Why did he pursue his personal deification whereas alive? Did he truly set the area in 'a new groove' as has been claimed through a few students? And was once his dying traditional or the results of a murderous conspiracy? all of the key topics, prepared as chapters, may be offered in nearly chronological order in order that readers unusual with the lifetime of Alexander should be capable of persist with the narrative. the topics are tied to the most important controversies and questions surrounding Alexander's profession and legacy. each one bankruptcy contains a dialogue of the foremost educational positions on every one factor, and encompasses a complete and updated bibliography and an overview of the historic proof. All resource fabric is in translation. Designed to deliver new readability to the contentious background of Alexander the nice, this is often a fantastic advent to at least one of history's so much arguable figures.

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