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Many vital concerns surrounding Alexander the Great's conquest have captured the curiosity of students and common readers considering the fact that antiquity. This ebook acquaints us with those matters and their present interpretations, and opens up new instructions of research because it confronts them. It covers a wide diversity of themes: the ancients' representations of the king in literature and paintings; Alexander's relatives with Greeks, Macedonians, and the peoples of Asia; the army, political, sociological, and cultural points of his campaigns; the exploitation of his tale by way of old philosophers to argue an ethical element and by means of smooth groups to confirm or contest ethnic and nationwide identities. This quantity might be of curiosity to students and nonspecialists alike and function a typical reference paintings for future years.

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