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The Resource Alexander the Great : a reader, edited by Ian Worthington

Alexander the Great : a reader, edited by Ian Worthington

Label
Alexander the Great : a reader
Title
Alexander the Great
Title remainder
a reader
Statement of responsibility
edited by Ian Worthington
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Publisher's description: This exciting new volume is an indispensable guide for undergraduates to the study of Alexander the Great, showing the problems of the ancient source material, and making it clear that there is no single approach to be taken. The eleven thematic chapters contain a broad selection of the most significant published articles about Alexander, examining the main areas of debate and discussion. The Reader has the distinctive feature of translating a substantial number of the more inaccessible primary sources; each chapter is also prefaced with a succinct introduction to the topic under consideration. Teachers and students will be hard-pressed to find a more informative, accessible, and comprehensive sourcebook and guide
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DF234
LC item number
.A4894 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Worthington, Ian
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Alexander
  • Greece
  • Generals
  • Greece
  • Greece
Label
Alexander the Great : a reader, edited by Ian Worthington
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. ix-x) and indexes
Contents
The sources -- Alexander's background -- Alexander's aims -- Alexander and the Greeks -- Alexander and Asia -- Alexander, India and the final years -- Alexander as General -- Alexander and the 'unity of mankind' -- Alexander and deification -- Alexander and conspiracies -- Alexander: the 'great'?
Control code
ocm51216545
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xvi, 332 p.
Isbn
9780415291873
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2002037151
Other physical details
maps
Label
Alexander the Great : a reader, edited by Ian Worthington
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. ix-x) and indexes
Contents
The sources -- Alexander's background -- Alexander's aims -- Alexander and the Greeks -- Alexander and Asia -- Alexander, India and the final years -- Alexander as General -- Alexander and the 'unity of mankind' -- Alexander and deification -- Alexander and conspiracies -- Alexander: the 'great'?
Control code
ocm51216545
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xvi, 332 p.
Isbn
9780415291873
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2002037151
Other physical details
maps

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