Alexander the Great and his time

  • 300 Pages
  • 3.51 MB
  • English
Rockliff , London
Alexander, -- the Great, -- 356-323
Statementby Agnes Savill.
LC ClassificationsDF234 .S2 1966
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 300 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17269886M

This book works very well as a general introduction into the life of Alexander the Great. At times going into details of his campaign and personality, but never lingering too long on the details.

It is the only major work about Alexander that I have read and it has proven very worthwhile in knowing what he did and how he has affected history/5(16).

Alexander the Great and His Time book. Read 40 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. He was educated by Aristotle, king of Macedon, and /5. Alexander the Great and His Time Audible Audiobook – Unabridged Agnes Savill (Author), Nadia May (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc.

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Although Alexander the Great conquered Syria, Lebanon, Egypt and surrounding countries, modern historians have little to say of him visiting the Holy Land.

Alexander the Great served as king of Macedonia from to B.C. During his time of leadership, he united Greece, reestablished the Corinthian League and conquered the Persian Empire. Alexander the Great: The Story of an Ancient Life. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Another book that looks at the complexities of Alexander and the totality of his humanity, from warrior to deep thinker. Lane Fox, R. Alexander the Great. London: Penguin. This is written in a more novel style, very much like Freeman's later work.

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When Alexander Philip called on the great philosopher Aristotle to tutor his son. Aristotle sparked and fostered Alexander’s interest in literature, science, medicine and philosophy. Alexander was just 16 when Philip went to battle the Byzantiums and left him in charge of Macedonia.

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Alexander was the son of Philip II and Olympias (daughter of King Neoptolemus of Epirus). From age 13 to 16 he was taught by the Greek philosopher Aristotle, who inspired his interest in philosophy, medicine, and scientific investigation. As a teenager, Alexander became known for his exploits on the battlefield.

Alexander the Great and his Time [Savill, Agnes] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers/5(2). Daniel Ogden, Alexander the Great: Myth, Genesis, and Sexuality. University of Exeter Press, Renault, Mary.

The Nature of Alexander, 1st American edition (Novem ), Pantheon Books ISBN X. Wilcken, Ulrich, Alexander the Great, W. Norton & Company; Reissue edition (March ).

ISBN External links. I’ll be quoting from b chapter 8, paragraphs 4 and 5. Josephus tells of when Alexander the Great came to Jerusalem, during his conquests of the Middle East, around BC. The high priest in Jerusalem, knowing that Alexander had recently destroyed Tyre and Gaza, poured out his heart to God for divine protection.

Alexander was awarded the generalship of Greece and used this authority to launch his father's pan-Hellenic project to lead the Greeks in the conquest of Persia. In BC, he invaded the Achaemenid Empire (Persian Empire) and began a series of campaigns that lasted 10 : Philip II of Macedon.

The book Alexander the Great by Doug Wilhelm is a book about the uniting of the Greek Empire. Alexander's father was Philip II, the king of Macedonia and his mother was named Olympias. When Alexander met Roxanne, he immediately fell /5.

World History Surrounding Alexander the Great Alexander’s legacy was quickly made, briefly lived, and has lasted to this day. Born in B.C. and dying 32 years later, he only reigned for 13 years – the vast majority of which he spent outside of his home state of Macedon.

His legendary conquest of nearly the entire known world resulted in. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IA Boxid_2 CHBL1 Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II City New York Donor bostonpubliclibraryPages: For the first time, By the Spear offers an exhilarating military narrative of the reigns of these two larger-than-life figures in one volume.

Ian Worthington gives full breadth to the careers of father and son, showing how Philip was the architect of the Macedonian empire, which reached its zenith under Alexander, only to disintegrate upon his death. Alexander the Great and His Time audiobook, by Agnes Savill Alexander the Great, the king of Macedonia, was trained by Aristotle in every branch of human learning, conquered much of Asia, and was one of the greatest leaders in the history of the world.

Chugg has a different theory when it comes to the tomb of Alexander the Great. He explained in his book that Alexander’s original tomb-turned-temple near Memphis in Egypt at the Serapeum complex was built by pharaoh Nectanbo II.

Guarded by sculptures of Greek poets and philosophers, it was the obvious choice for containing Alexander’s tomb. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Alexander the Great and His Time: [Second Edition] by Dr.

Agnes Savill at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be : Hauraki Publishing. When Alexander the Great died in Babylon in B.C., his body didn’t begin to show signs of decomposition for a full six days, according Author: Sarah Pruitt.

The death of Alexander the Great and subsequent related events have been the subjects of debates. According to a Babylonian astronomical diary, Alexander died between the evening of June 10 and the evening of J BC, at the age of thirty-two.

This happened in the palace of Nebuchadnezzar II in Babylon.

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Macedonians and local residents wept at the news of the. Alexander in the Qur'an sometimes is identified in Islamic traditions as Dhul-Qarnayn, Arabic for the "Two-Horned One", possibly a reference to the appearance of a horn-headed figure that appears minted during his rule and later imitated in ancient Middle Eastern coinage.

[citation needed] Accounts of Dhul-Qarnayn in the Qur'an, and so may refer to Alexander. The location of the tomb of Alexander the Great is an enduring mystery. Shortly after Alexander's death in Babylon, the possession of his body became a subject of negotiations between Perdiccas, Ptolemy I Soter, and Seleucus I Nicator.

According to Nicholas J. Saunders, while Babylon was the "obvious site" for Alexander's resting place, some favored interring the. Alexander the Great Written by Shelly on August 21st, Book Rating: 3/5; I read this on the recommendation of a friend who shares my passion for history, but has far more time for reading than I do.

It was too slow paced for my taste, with poor descriptions of people, places and events. Alexander the Great, also known as Alexander III of Macedon, was the king of Macedonia from to B.C. He was the conqueror of the Persian Empire and is considered to be one of the greatest military geniuses of all times.

Born as the son of Philip II, King of Macedonia, he spent his early years observing the administration of his father. 1-Sentence-Summary: Alexander The Great is one of the latest, most updated, and contemporary books on the life of the ancient, Macedonian king, who would extend his empire from a little slide of land in Greece through Persia, Egypt, all the way to India, forming the greatest empire the ancient world had ever seen.

Read in: 4 minutes Favorite quote from the. Alexander spent nearly all his adult life away from his homeland, and he and his men helped spread the Greek language throughout western Asia, where it would become the lingua franca of the ancient world.

Within a short time after Alexander’s death in Baghdad, his empire began to fracture.Alexander the Great Alexander of Macedon Biography. By the time Alexander reached Susa thousands had died of heat and exhaustion. Alexander's Death.

In the spring ofAlexander held a great victory celebration at Susa. He and 80 of his .