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The Treasures of Alexander the Great

How One Man's Wealth Shaped the World

The Treasures of Alexander the Great( )
Author: Holt, Frank L.
Series title:Onassis Series in Hellenic Culture Ser.
ISBN:978-0-19-086625-9
Publication Date:Mar 2018
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $19.95
Book Description:

This book investigates the kinds and quantities of treasure seized by Alexander the Great, from gold and silver to land and slaves, and reassesses the widespread belief that the Macedonian king used the profits of war to improve the ancient economies he conquered. It reveals what became of the king's wealth and what Alexander's redistribution of these vast resources can tell us about his much-disputed policies and personality.



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