By Arrian,Diodorus Siculus,Plutarch,Quintus Curtius Rufus,James Romm,Pamela Mensch
Comprising appropriate choices from the 4 old writers whose pics of Alexander the good nonetheless survive--Arrian, Diodorus, Plutarch, and Quintus Curtius--this quantity presents a whole narrative of the real occasions in Alexander's lifestyles. The advent units those works in ancient context, stretching from the realization of the Peloponnesian struggle via Alexander's conquest of Asia, and offers an overview of Alexander's historic value in addition to a survey of the primary controversies surrounding his character, goals and intentions. This variation features a timeline, maps, a bibliography, a thesaurus, and an index.
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Alexander The Great: Selections from Arrian, Diodorus, Plutarch, and Quintus Curtius (Hackett Classics) by Arrian,Diodorus Siculus,Plutarch,Quintus Curtius Rufus,James Romm,Pamela Mensch