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The history of Alexander the Great

Charles Alexander Robinson

The history of Alexander the Great

by Charles Alexander Robinson

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Published by Kraus Reprint Co. in Millwood, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alexander, -- the Great, -- 356-323 B.C.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: Providence : Brown University, 1953-1963.

    Statementby Charles Alexander Robinson, Jr.
    SeriesBrown University studies -- v. 16, 26
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23048326M

      Alexander the Great Makers of History Contents: Alexander's childhood and youth -- Beginning of his reign -- The reaction -- Crossing the Hellespont -- Campaign in Asia Minor -- Defeat of Darius -- The siege of Tyre -- Alexander in Egypt -- The great victory -- The death of Darius -- Deterioration of character -- Alexander's end. Language: EnglishCited by: 3. A. Diodorus Siculus, a Greek of the mid-first century B.C. who composed forty books of history of which fifteen survive. Book 17 deals entirely with Alexander. B. Quintus Curtius Rufus, a Latin author of the mid-first century A.D., whose ten book history of Alexander comprises his only extant work.

    ADVERTISEMENTS: Alexander, famous in history as Alexander the Great, was the son of Philip of Macedon. Macedon or Macedonia was a kingdom, situated up in the north of Greece. It was a mountainous country. The Greeks from their plains looked upon the Macedonians as barbarians. But, like the Greeks, the Macedonians belonged to the Aryan [ ]. Alexander the Great, also known as Alexander III or Alexander of Macedonia, (born bce, Pella, Macedonia [northwest of Thessaloníki, Greece]—died J bce, Babylon [near Al-Ḥillah, Iraq]), king of Macedonia (– bce), who overthrew the Persian empire, carried Macedonian arms to India, and laid the foundations for the.

      Alexander the Great's astonishing military campaign against the Persian Empire is brought to life with animated maps, images from Osprey Publishing and Total War game footage. In . Alexander the Great or Alexander III, – BC, king of Macedon, conqueror of much of Asia. Youth and Kingship The son of Philip II of Macedon and Olympias, he had Aristotle as his tutor and was given a classical der had no part in the murder of his father, although he may have resented him because he neglected Olympias for another wife.


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Alexander was born in July B.C. to Philip II and his third wife, Olympias. The parents were far from a happy couple, and Alexander was raised primarily under the influence of his mother. At the age of thirteen, he was sent to study with Aristotle–an education that was for the most part formal.

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Alexander's childhoood and youth --Beginning of his reign --The reaction --Crossing the Hellespont --Campaign in Asia Minor --Defeat of Darius --The siege of Tyre --Alexander in Egypt --The great victory --The death of Darius --Deterioration of character --Alexander's end.

Alexander the Great was born in the Pella region of the Ancient Greek kingdom of Macedonia on J B.C., to parents King Philip II of Macedon and Queen Olympia, daughter of King Neoptolemus.

1-Sentence-Summary: Alexander The Great is one of the latest, most updated, and contemporary books on the life of the ancient, Macedonian king, who would extend his empire from a little slide of land in Greece through Persia, Egypt, all the way to India, forming the greatest empire the ancient world had ever seen.

Read in: 4 minutes Favorite quote from the author. His book is set apart from the plethora of biographies of Alexander the Great by its focus on his origins and aims, the way he administered and organized his empire, and especially his impact on the areas he conquered, the last of which almost no other books address."—Ian Worthington, author of Alexander the Great: Man and God and Philip II.

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Recommended By Numerous educational institutions recommend us, including Oxford University, Michigan State University, and University of Minnesota. Quintus Curtius Rufus wrote a "History of Alexander the Great of Macedon", which has been translated by in his Loeb edition, with the Latin text on facing pages.

This edition can be found on the Hathi Trust website, and the following table contains links to the individual chapters in the translation, together with the translator's introduction. Alexander The Great Jacob Abbott Format: Global Grey free PDF, epub, Kindle ebook, or read online Pages (PDF): Publication Date: Download Links (below donate buttons).

Great book! This book is a great account of Alexander. There is a bit of liberty taken by the author in the rational of some of the Alexander's choices, but it is never outlandish and very much makes sense.

There is even some well needed wit thrown into the copy which is .Alexander the Great: The Death of a God by Paul Doherty pp, Constable, £ Alexander the Great: The Hunt for a New Past by Paul Cartledge pp, Macmillan, £ Alexander the Conqueror.The companions of Alexander the Great are Greek in origin, as Macedonians, and their descendants continue to see themselves as Greeks.

A veneer of Greek culture is the lasting result of Alexander's conquests. It is spread thinly from Egypt to Persia and even beyond the Khyber Pass, in addition to the many Mediterranean regions lying closer to.