Last edited by Akinokree
Monday, November 16, 2020 | History

9 edition of History of Alexander the Great. found in the catalog.

History of Alexander the Great.

  • 183 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Harper & brothers in New York .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Jacob Abbott ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDF234 .A32 1848
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 p.l., [vii]-viii p., 2 l., [13]-278 p.
    Number of Pages278
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6950529M
    LC Control Number05001654


Share this book
You might also like
The Italian straw hat, and The spelling mistakes.

The Italian straw hat, and The spelling mistakes.

National giro directory

National giro directory

Information systems auditing and assurance

Information systems auditing and assurance

The economy of human life

The economy of human life

Secretarial skills

Secretarial skills

James Thomson.

James Thomson.

Condemned cannon, etc., to James T. Shields Post, No. 45, Galesburg, Ill.

Condemned cannon, etc., to James T. Shields Post, No. 45, Galesburg, Ill.

Shipping conference pricing policies and Eastern Canadian ports

Shipping conference pricing policies and Eastern Canadian ports

Notebooks

Notebooks

Tips for family food-shoppers

Tips for family food-shoppers

Engineering machine tools and processes

Engineering machine tools and processes

Research for urban planning in Vietnam

Research for urban planning in Vietnam

The Revival, no. 6.

The Revival, no. 6.

History of Alexander the Great. by Jacob Abbott Download PDF EPUB FB2

The essential history of Alexander the Great, compelling and brilliantly realized. Alexander the Great ( BC), who led the Macedonian army to victory in Egypt, Syria, Persia and India, was perhaps the most successful conqueror the world has ever seen/5.

Quintus Curtius Rufus, the Roman historian, wrote the only life in Latin of Alexander the Great. The author's identity and the date of composition of the work have been the subject of great debate.

However, the evidence of recent years suggests he was a soldier and politician who rose from obscurity to a senatorial role under Tiberius (AD ).Cited by: Alexander the Great: A New History and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle.

Learn more. Enter your mobile number or email address 5/5(1). Alexander the Great and the Logistics of the Macedonian Army (Nachdr.).

Berkeley, Calif.: Univ. of California Press. This is a great book for those interested in military warfare. An army wins through its stomach and supplies and this book explains how Alexander conquered this unseen enemy. Positives: A great book of knowledge of Alexander’s history, beautifully written, describing each and every phase of his life in minutest of detail.

The reader would not like to put off the book until he finishes it at one go. The adventures of young Alexander and his speeches are very enticing to by: 3. Quintus Curtius wrote a history of Alexander the Great in the first or second century CE.

The first two of ten books have not survived and material is missing from books 5, 6, and Curtius narrates exciting experiences, develops his hero's character, moralizes, and provides one of the five extant works that are evidence for Alexander's career.

E.A.W. Budge, The History of Alexander the Great, being the Syriac version of the Pseudo-Callisthenes./Ed. from five manuscripts, with an English translation and notes.

Cambridge: The University Press, cxi,pp. Alexander III was born in Pella, Macedonia, in B.C. to King Philip II and Queen Olympias—although legend had it his father was none other than Zeus, the. This is a concise, well written biography of Alexander the Great, the man who, in his time, History of Alexander the Great.

book most of the known world by the time he was 30 years old!. No other ruler of the ancient or modern world can make this claim/5. About The History of Alexander The essential history of Alexander the Great, compelling and brilliantly realized Alexander the Great ( BC), who led the Macedonian army to victory in Egypt, Syria, Persia and India, was perhaps the most successful conqueror the world has ever seen.

There are a number of exceptional histories and biographies of Alexander the Great and his times, but Philip Freeman’s is by far the most readable I’ve yet to come across. Although Robin Lane Fox has written a more detailed account, Freeman’s flows like a novel, and just like any great work of fiction it sweeps the reader along from chapter to chapter, leaving them wanting to know what happens next/5().

Alexander the Great is part of Makers of History, a 19th century biography series by two brothers--Jacob and John S.C. Abbott. Reprinted by Canon Press, these biographies have been edited and brought up-to-date for readers twelve and up/5.

Conqueror and king of Macedonia, Alexander the Great was born on J B.C., in Pella, in the Ancient Greek kingdom of Macedonia. During. Positives: A great book of knowledge of Alexander’s history, beautifully written, describing each and every phase of his life in minutest of detail.

The reader would not like to put off the book until he finishes it at one go. The adventures of young Alexander and his speeches are very enticing to know.4/5().

Alexander's childhoood and youth --Beginning of his History of Alexander the Great. book --The reaction --Crossing the Hellespont --Campaign in Asia Minor --Defeat of Darius --The siege of Tyre --Alexander in Egypt --The great victory --The death of Darius --Deterioration of character --Alexander's end.

Histories of Alexander the Great (Latin: Historiae Alexandri Magni) is a biography of Alexander the Great written by Roman historian Quintus Curtius Rufus, dating to the 1st century.

More fully title is Historiarum Alexandri Magni Macedonis Libri Qui Supersunt, "All the Books That Survive of the Histories of Alexander the Great of Macedon".Author: Quintus Curtius Rufus. Genre/Form: Biographies: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Robinson, Charles Alexander, History of Alexander the Great.

Providence, Brown. 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 the first authoritative biography of Alexander the Great written for a general audience in a generation, classicist and historian John C Martin tells the remarkable life of the great conqueror.

The celebrated Macedonian king has been one of the most enduring figures in history. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Alexander the Great Makers of History Contents: Alexander's childhood and youth -- Beginning of his reign -- The reaction -- Crossing the Hellespont -- Campaign in Asia Minor -- Defeat of Darius -- The siege of Tyre -- Alexander in Egypt -- The great victory -- The death of Darius -- Deterioration of character -- Alexander's end.

Language: EnglishCited by: 3. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Robinson, Charles Alexander, History of Alexander the Great. Millwood, N.Y.: Kraus Reprint Co.,   Surveying the period from the rise of Alexander the Great to the Bar Kochba Revolt A.D.

it offers a lucid account of the complex issues involved in Israel's history, including political, social, and economic factors as well as the most This book is a continuation of Henk Jagersma's earlier work, "A History of Israel in the Old Testament Period" (Fortress Press, )/5.

Alexander the Great ( BC), who led the Macedonian army to victory in Egypt, Syria, Persia and India, was perhaps the most successful conqueror the world has ever seen. Yet although no other individual has attracted so much speculation across the centuries, Alexander himself remains an enigma.

Curtius’ History offers a great deal of information unobtainable from other sources of the time.4/5(2). But Alexander had more important concerns–namely, the Persian expedition. This had been Philip's dream and Alexander's inheritance, and he wasted no time in beginning. Alexander advanced gradually and conquered territory by territory until Darius, the Great King of Persia, was forced to come out himself to face Alexander.

His book provides the definitive account of the legends of Alexander the Great—a powerful leader in life and an even more powerful figure in the history of literature and ideas.

Richard Stoneman is Honorary Fellow of the University of Exeter and widely acknowledged as the foremost expert globally on the myths of Alexander.

Arrian, Greek historian and philosopher who was one of the most distinguished authors of the 2nd-century Roman Empire. He was the author of a work describing the campaigns of Alexander the Great.

Titled Anabasis, presumably in order to recall Xenophon’s work of that title, it describes Alexander’s. Alexander the Great ( BC), who led the Macedonian army to victory in Egypt, Syria, Persia and India, was perhaps the most successful conqueror the world has ever seen. Yet although no other individual has attracted so much speculation across the centuries, Alexander himself remains an enigma.

Curtius' History offers a great deal of information unobtainable from other 4/5(2). 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.

In the first authoritative biography of Alexander the Great written for a general audience in a generation, classicist and historian Philip Freeman tells the remarkable life of the great conqueror. The celebrated Macedonian king has been one of the most enduring figures in ed on: Octo   I have Wilcken's Alexander the Great which I look forward to and Fox's The Search for Alexander which I got very cheap used and, even if the text sucks, it's a big, beautiful, lavishly illustrated book, so is worth it for that much, regardless.

Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. Featured texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. Books to Borrow.

Top History of Alexander the Great by Abbott, Jacob, Publication date Topics Alexander, the Great, B.C. The History of Alexander the Great, Volume 1 Brown University studies, Brown University Volumes of Studies, Brown University /.

The History of Alexander the Great, Charles Alexander Robinson: Author: Charles Alexander Robinson: Publisher: Brown University, Original from: Indiana University: Digitized: Export Citation.

The companions of Alexander the Great are Greek in origin, as Macedonians, and their descendants continue to see themselves as Greeks.

A veneer of Greek culture is the lasting result of Alexander's conquests. It is spread thinly from Egypt to Persia and even beyond the Khyber Pass, in addition to the many Mediterranean regions lying closer to.

Quintus Curtius Rufus wrote a "History of Alexander the Great of Macedon", which has been translated by in his Loeb edition, with the Latin text on facing pages.

This edition can be found on the Hathi Trust website, and the following table contains links to the individual chapters in the translation, together with the translator's introduction. Alexander the Great: Son of the Gods by Alan Fildes and Joann Fletcher Book Description Famous for more than two millennia for the amazing deeds that he accomplished in his short life of thirty-two years, King Alexander III of Macedon is the most celebrated figure of classical antiquity.

Alexander the Great: Son of the Gods presents, in a year-by-year chronicle, an intimate and fascinating. Arrian: Campaigns of Alexander (Anabasis) COMPLETE AUDIOBOOK 12 HOURS IN ENGLISH - MACEDONIA ΙS A HELLENIC KINGDOM (GREEK), THE PEOPLE ARE HELLENES (GREEKS).

THEY SPEAK GREEK AND THEY WORSHIP THE. Alexander the Great: The Hunt for a New Past by Paul Cartledge pp, Macmillan, £ Alexander the Conqueror by Laura Foreman pp, Da Capo, £ Alexander: Virtues of War by Stephen Author: Rory Stewart.

Quintus Curtius Rufus (/ ˈ k w ɪ n t ə s ˈ k ɜːr ʃ i ə s ˈ r uː f ə s /) was a Roman historian, probably of the 1st century, author of his only known and only surviving work, Historiae Alexandri Magni, "Histories of Alexander the Great", or more fully Historiarum Alexandri Magni Macedonis Libri Qui Supersunt, "All the Books That Survive of the Histories of Alexander the Great of Literary movement: Silver Age of Latin Literature.

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. In the first authoritative biography of Alexander the Great written for a general audience in a generation, classicist and historian Philip Freeman tells the remarkable life of the great conqueror.

The celebrated Macedonian king has been one of the most enduring figures in history.4/4(19).Alexander the Great The Anabasis and the Indica Martin Hammond and John Atkinson Oxford World's Classics.

A new translation of Arrian's history of Alexander the Great, the prime source for our knowledge of Alexander and a compelling work of literature.Alexander the Great By: Jacob Abbott () Tutored by Aristotle, compelled to ascend the throne at the age of 20 when his illustrious father was assassinated, driven by a passion for expanding the borders of his tiny kingdom, Alexander of Macedon was one of the most towering figures of ancient history.3/5(15).