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Alexander The Great: Selections From Arrian, Diodorus, Plutarch, And Quintus Curtius
ISBN13: 9780872207271
ISBN: 0872207277
List Price: $10.95
Publisher: Hackett Pub Co

Comprised of relevant selections from the writings of four ancient historians, this volume provides a complete narrative of the important events in the life of Alexander the Great. The Introduction sets these works in historical context, from the conclusion of the Peloponnesian War through Alexander s conquest of Asia, and provides an assessment of Alexander s historical importance, as well as a survey of the central controversies surrounding his personality, aims and intentions. Includes a timeline, maps, bibliography, glossary, and index.