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Alexander the Great: Selections From Arrian, Diodorus, Plutarch, and Quintus Curtius
ISBN13: 9780872207288
ISBN: 0872207285
List Price: $34.95
Publisher: Hackett Pub Co Inc

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.