Alexander the Great


Book Details

Author  Richard Stoneman
Publisher  Routledge
Publication Date   September 10, 1997
ISBN  0415150507
Pages  122

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Provides an introduction to the history of Alexander and the main themes of his reign. As well as tackling problems of interpretation, the text 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; an exploration of Alexander's claim to divinity; assessment of Alexander's short and long-term achievements; and a study of his influence in antiquity.

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