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The Life of Alexander the Great

The Life of Alexander the Great( )
Author: Plutarch, Quintus
Introduction by: Hanson, Victor Davis
Translator: Dryden, John
Editor: Clough, Arthur Hugh
Series title:Modern Library Classics Ser.
ISBN:978-0-8129-7133-0
Publication Date:Apr 2004
Publisher:Random House Publishing Group
Imprint:Modern Library
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $12.00
Book Description:

In 336 b.c. Philip of Macedonia was assassinated and his twenty-year-old son, Alexander, inherited his kingdom. Immediately quelling rebellion, Alexander extended his father’s empire through-out the Middle East and into parts of Asia, fulfilling the soothsayer Aristander’s prediction that the new king “should perform acts so important and glorious as would make the poets and musicians of future ages labour and sweat to describe and celebrate him.”...
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Book Details
Pages:96
Detailed Subjects: History / Ancient / Greece
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.148 x 7.917 x 0.351 Inches
Book Weight:0.26 Pounds
Author Biography
Plutarch, Quintus (Author)
Victor Davis Hanson is the military historian who is a professor of classics at California State University, Fresno. He has written several popular books on classic warfare, including "The Other Greeks", "Who Killed Homer?", & "The Western Way of War". He lives in Selma, California.

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