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The Resource The genius of Alexander the Great, N.G.L. Hammond

The genius of Alexander the Great, N.G.L. Hammond

Label
The genius of Alexander the Great
Title
The genius of Alexander the Great
Statement of responsibility
N.G.L. Hammond
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Examines the career of Alexander III of Macedonia, analyzing ancient sources to determine the truth about the legendary king's accomplishments, and discussing his military and political prowess, intellect, and personal characteristics
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1907-2001
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hammond, N. G. L.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Generals
  • Greece
  • Greece
  • Alexander
  • Philip
  • Alexander the Great
Label
The genius of Alexander the Great, N.G.L. Hammond
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [xiii]) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The boyhood of Alexander -- The world of Philip as king and Alexander as prince -- The influence of Philip -- Alexander establishes his position in Macedonia, Greece and the Balkans -- Sources of information, a rising in Greece and preparations for Persia -- The crossing of the Hellespont and the first victory -- The winning of Asia Minor -- The battle of Issus and the capture of the Mediterranean coast -- Advance to the East and the battle of Gaugamela -- Advance to Persepolis and the situation in Greece
  • The death of Darius and the decision to advance to the east -- From Parthyaea to Kabul in Afghanistan -- The advance to the river Jaxartes -- The subjugation of the northeastern area in 328-327 -- The Indus valley -- Southern Asia -- The Kingdom of Asia and the Macedonians -- The plans and personality of Alexander
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, [i], 220 p
Isbn
9780807823507
Lccn
96046881 //r97
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
The genius of Alexander the Great, N.G.L. Hammond
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [xiii]) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The boyhood of Alexander -- The world of Philip as king and Alexander as prince -- The influence of Philip -- Alexander establishes his position in Macedonia, Greece and the Balkans -- Sources of information, a rising in Greece and preparations for Persia -- The crossing of the Hellespont and the first victory -- The winning of Asia Minor -- The battle of Issus and the capture of the Mediterranean coast -- Advance to the East and the battle of Gaugamela -- Advance to Persepolis and the situation in Greece
  • The death of Darius and the decision to advance to the east -- From Parthyaea to Kabul in Afghanistan -- The advance to the river Jaxartes -- The subjugation of the northeastern area in 328-327 -- The Indus valley -- Southern Asia -- The Kingdom of Asia and the Macedonians -- The plans and personality of Alexander
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, [i], 220 p
Isbn
9780807823507
Lccn
96046881 //r97
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., maps

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