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Alexander the Great

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Alexander the Great by Paul Cartledge
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The acclaimed new biography of one of history's greatest icons, Alexander the Great, now available in paperback. At eighteen Alexander had conquered mainland Greece, was crowned King of Macedonia at twenty and by twenty-six he had made himself master of the once mighty Persian Empire. By the time of his death, aged only thirty-three, in 323BCE he was ruler of the known world and was being worshipped as a god by the Greeks, both at Babylon, where he died, and further west, among the Greek cities of the Asiatic seaboard. The fruit of a lifetime's scholarship and meticulous research, this is an outstanding biography of one of the most remarkable rulers in history.

Author Biography

Paul Cartledge, Professor of Greek History at the University of Cambridge, has written and edited many articles and books, including Spartan Reflections, Hellenistic and Roman Sparta and The Spartans, published by Macmillan. He has acted as academic consultant on 'The Greeks: Crucible of Civilization' for the BBC and, more recently, 'The Spartans' for Channel 4.
Release date NZ
October 21st, 2005
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
16 colour illustrations
Imprint
Pan Books
Pages
352
ISBN-13
9780330419253
Product ID
1663747

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