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Alexander of Macedon

Mersey, Charles Clive Bigham Viscount

Alexander of Macedon

by Mersey, Charles Clive Bigham Viscount

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Published by J. Murray in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alexander, the Great, 356-323 B.C. -- Poetry.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Viscount Mersey.
    GenrePoetry.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6025.E74 A7
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 31 p.
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6503250M
    LC Control Number46019525
    OCLC/WorldCa4342504

      Alexander the Great was an ancient Macedonian ruler and one of history’s greatest military minds who, as King of Macedonia and Persia, established the . In a breathless tale of the extraordinary Alexander the Great, a master storyteller recreates the high drama which was this infamous demi-god's life. Here is the handsome young prince who chose books over the beautiful young women and men sent to tempt him; the youthful conqueror who ordered bloody massacres but grew sick with self-loathing afterward; the brilliant general who battled his way.

    Philip II of Macedon (Greek: Φίλιππος Β΄ ὁ Μακεδών; – BC) was the king of the kingdom of Macedon from BC until his assassination in BC. He was a member of the Argead dynasty of Macedonian kings, the third son of King Amyntas III of Macedon, and father of Alexander the Great and Philip rise of Macedon, its conquest and political consolidation of most Born: BC, Pella, Macedon.   The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Alexander of Macedon, B.C.: A Historical Biography by Peter Green l Summary & Study Guide by BookRags at Barnes & Author: Bookrags.

    Alexander of Macedon, B. C.: A Historical Biography by Peter Green and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Alexander of Macedon and over one million other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more3/5(1).


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Alexander of Macedon, B.C. Until recently, popular biographers and most scholars viewed Alexander the Great as a genius with a plan, a romantic figure pursuing his vision of a united world. His dream was at times characterized as a benevolent interest in the brotherhood of man, sometimes as a brute interest in the exercise of power/5.

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ALEXANDER OF MACEDON, B.C. User Review - Kirkus A superb character study that's a massive expansion and revision of Green's Alexander the Great /5(4).

The story of Alexander before he became the Great. Finished with schooling, Alexandros is appointed regent of Makedon while his father is away on campaign.

He thrives with his new authoritythis is the. Alexander of Macedon, B.C.: A Historical Biography Summary & Study Guide Description A Historical Biography Summary & Study Guide includes comprehensive information and analysis to help you understand the book. Alexander's courtiers jeered, but Alexander silenced them: "If I were not Alexander, I would be Diogenes." This remark was as unexpected in Alexander as it would be in a modern leader.

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Alexander was born in Pella, the capital of the Kingdom of Macedon, on the sixth day of the ancient Greek month of Hekatombaion, which probably corresponds to 20 July BC, although the exact date is uncertain. He was the son of the king of Macedon, Philip II, and his fourth wife, Olympias, the daughter of Neoptolemus I, king of Epirus.

Although Philip had seven or eight wives, Olympias was Father: Philip II of Macedon. Philip of Macedon. The story of Alexander the Great is inexorably bound up with that of his father, King Philip II, and with his country, : University of California Press. Alexander the Great Alexander of Macedon Biography.

King of Macedonia and Conqueror of the Persian Empire. Alexander III the Great, the King of Macedonia and conqueror of the Persian Empire is considered one of the greatest military geniuses of all times.

This particular volume, a revision and expansion of that earlier book, is the second reprint () of the title first published in For the sake of background, the author necessarily begins his masterpiece with Alexander's father, Philip of Macedon, whose achievement was to unify Macedonia and coerce the Greek states to the south to join with him in an Hellenic by: Alexander the Great, also known as Alexander III or Alexander of Macedonia, (born bce, Pella, Macedonia [northwest of Thessaloníki, Greece]—died J bce, Babylon [near Al-Ḥillah, Iraq]), king of Macedonia (– bce), who overthrew the Persian empire, carried Macedonian arms to India, and laid the foundations for the.

Green describes his Alexander as "not only the most brilliant (and ambitious) field commander in history, but also supremely indifferent to all.

Alexander of Macedon, – B.C. A Historical Biography, With a New Preface by the Author and a Foreword by Eugene N. Borza by Peter Green (Author), Eugene N. Borza (Foreword). Green's most famous books are Alexander of Macedon, a historical biography first issued inthen in a revised and expanded edition inwhich was first published in the United States in ; his Alexander to Actium, a general account of the Hellenistic Age, and other works/5.

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The true story of my life and death.5/5. ALEXANDER OF MACEDON, B.C. by Peter Green is now another. This material first appeared as ALEXANDER THE GREAT in This particular volume, a revision and expansion of that earlier book, is the second reprint () of the title first published in /5(97).ALEXANDER OF MACEDON, B.C.

by Peter Green is now another. This material first appeared as ALEXANDER THE GREAT in This particular volume, a revision and expansion of that earlier book, is the second reprint () of the title first published in For the sake of background, the author necessarily begins his masterpiece with /5(63).Philip of Macedon was one of the extraordinary figures of antiquity.

Inheriting a kingdom near collapse, he left to his son Alexander the strongest state in Eastern Europe. He developed new military technology and made Macedonia the greatest power in the Western world/5.