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By Waldemar Heckel,J. C. Yardley

ISBN-10: 0631228209

ISBN-13: 9780631228202

ISBN-10: 0631228217

ISBN-13: 9780631228219

This resource booklet offers new translations of crucial old writings at the existence and legacy of Alexander the good.

  • Provides finished insurance of Alexander, from his kinfolk heritage to his army conquests, demise and legacy.
  • Includes enormous extracts of texts written by means of historians, geographers, biographers and armed forces writers.
  • A common advent and introductions to every bankruptcy set the assets in context.
  • Also contains a bibliography of recent works, visible resources and a map of Alexander's

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