Alexander the Great: A New History - eBook  -     Edited By: Waldemar Heckel, Lawrence A. Tritle
    By: Waldemar Heckel(Eds.) & Lawrence A. Tritle(Eds.)
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Alexander the Great: A New History - eBook

Wiley-Blackwell / 2011 / ePub

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Alexander the Great: A New History combines traditional scholarship with contemporary research to offer an innovative treatment of one of history's most famous figures. Written by leading experts in the field, this new history examines a wide range of topics, including Alexander's religious views, his entourage during his campaign East, his sexuality, the influence of his legacy, and his representations in art and cinema.

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Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date: 2011
ISBN: 9781444360158
ISBN-13: 9781444360158
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Author Bio

Waldemar Heckel is Professor of Ancient History at the University of Calgary. His publications include Who's Who in the Age of Alexander the Great (Blackwell, 2005), Alexander the Great: Historical Sources in Translation (with J.C. Yardley, Blackwell, 2003), Crossroads of History: The Age of Alexander (with L.A. Tritle, 2003), The Wars of Alexander the Great (2002), and The Marshals of Alexander’s Empire (1992).

Lawrence A. Tritle is Professor of History at Loyola Marymount University. He is author and editor of The Peloponnesian War (2004), From Melos to My Lai. War and Survival (2000), The Greek World in the Fourth Century (1997) and Phocion the Good (1988), as well as numerous articles on Greek history.

Editorial Reviews

"This book belongs in all university libraries." (CHOICE, September 2009)
"This book is ... '[A] highly informed and enjoyable resource for students and interested general readers.' ... H. and T.'s collection of essays does offer is a synthesis of recent scholarship and current trends that will reward both the general and the specialized reader as well as stimulate further discussion." (The Classical Journal, November 2009)

"All in all this volume is certainly to be welcomed. At an affordable price it offers coverage of a comprehensive range of topics, with the 'big names' well represented among the contributors." (Scholia Reviews, 2009)

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