By Waldemar Heckel,J. C. Yardley
- Provides accomplished insurance of Alexander, from his family members historical past to his army conquests, dying and legacy.
- Includes gigantic extracts of texts written through historians, geographers, biographers and army writers.
- A basic advent and introductions to every bankruptcy set the assets in context.
- Also features a bibliography of recent works, visible assets and a map of Alexander's
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Alexander the Great: Historical Sources in Translation (Blackwell Sourcebooks in Ancient History) by Waldemar Heckel,J. C. Yardley