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Alexander the Great


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Alexander the Great : a new history

Heckel, Waldemar, editor.

Chichester, U.K. ; Malden, Mass. : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009.

xix, 366 p., [2] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 26 cm.

Alexander the Great: A New History combines traditional scholarship with contemporary research to offer an innovative treatment of one of history's most famous figures. Written by leading experts in the field Looks at a wide range of diverse topics including Alexander's religious views, his entourage during his campaign East, his sexuality, the influence of his legacy, and his representations in art and cinema Discusses Alexander's influence, from his impact on his contemporaries to his portrayals in recent Hollywood films A highly informed and enjoyable resource for students and interested general readers



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Field Ind Subfield Data
001 001     3859027
005 005     20181107203920.0
020 ISBN   $a ISBN  978-1-40513081-3 (hbk. : alk. paper)
020 ISBN   $a ISBN  978-1-40513082-0 (pbk. : alk. paper)
040 Cataloging Src   $a Original cataloging agency  DLC
    $c Transcribing agency  DLC
050 LC Call No 00  $a Classification number  DF234
    $b Item number  .A4857 2009
100 ME:PersonalName   $a Personal name  Heckel, Waldemar,
    $e Relator term  editor.
245 Title 00  $a Title  Alexander the Great :
    $b Remainder of title  a new history /
    $c Statement of responsibility  edited by Waldemar Heckel and Lawrence A. Tritle.
260 PublicationInfo   $a Place of publication, dist.  Chichester, U.K. ;
    $a Place of publication, dist.  Malden, Mass. :
    $b Name of publisher, dist, etc  Wiley-Blackwell,
    $c Date of publication, dist, etc  2009.
300 Physical Desc   $a Extent  xix, 366 p., [2] p. of plates :
    $b Other physical details  ill. (some col.), maps ;
    $c Dimensions  26 cm.
504 BibliogrphyNote   $a Bibliography, etc. note  Includes bibliographical references (p. [311]-348) and index.
505 505 00  $t   The Macedonian background /
    $r   Michael Zahrnt --
    $t   Alexander's conquest of Asia /
    $r   Waldemar Heckel --
    $t   The Diadochoi, or successors to Alexander /
    $r   Patrick Wheatley --
    $t   A king and his army /
    $r   Waldemar Heckel --
    $t   The court of Alexander as social system /
    $r   Gregor Weber --
    $t   Alexander and the Greeks : the Corinthian League /
    $r   Elisabetta Poddighe --
    $t   Alexander and the Greeks : artists and soldiers, friends and enemies /
    $r   Lawrence A. Tritle --
    $t   The empire of Darius III in perspective /
    $r   Pierre Briant --
    $t   Alexander and the Persian Empire, between "decline" and "renovation" : history and historiography /
    $r   Pierre Briant --
    $t   Alexander and his "terrible mother" /
    $r   Elizabeth D. Carney --
    $t   Alexander's sex life /
    $r   Daniel Ogden --
    $t   Heroes, cults and divinity /
    $r   Boris Dreyer --
    $t   Alexander's image in the age of the successors /
    $r   Alexander Meeus --
    $t   Roman Alexanders : epistemology and identity /
    $r   Diana Spencer --
    $t   The construction of a new ideal : the official portraiture of Alexander the Great /
    $r   Catie Mihalopoulos --
    $t   Power, passion, and patrons : Alexander, Charles Le Brun, and Oliver Stone /
    $r   E.J. Baynham.
600 Subj:Name 00  $a Personal name  Alexander,
    $c Other associated words  the Great,
    $d Dates associated  356-323 B.C.
600 Subj:Name 07  $a Personal name  Alexander
    $b Numeration  III,.
650 Subj. $a Topical heading  Generals
    $z Geographical subdivision  Greece
    $v   Biography.
651 Subj:Geog $a Geographic name  Greece
    $x General subdivision  History
    $y Chronological subdivision  Macedonian Expansion, 359-323 B.C.
651 Subj:Geog $a Geographic name  Greece
    $x General subdivision  Kings and rulers
    $v Form subdivision  Biography.
700 AE:PersName 1   $a Personal name  Tritle, Lawrence A.,
    $d Dates of flourishing  1946-
852 Holdings   $a Location  221
    $h Classification part  DF234.A4857 2009
    $p Barcode  219977
    $9 Cost  $20.00

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