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By the Spear Philip II, Alexander the Great, and the Rise and Fall of the Macedonian Empire

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ISBN-10: 0199929866

ISBN-13: 9780199929863

Edition: 2014

Authors: Ian Worthington

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Alexander the Great is arguably one of the best known and most exciting figures from antiquity. He waged war as a Homeric hero and lived as one, conquering native peoples and territories on a superhuman scale. From the time he invaded Asia in 334 to his death in 323, he expanded the Macedonian empire from Greece in the west to Asia Minor, the Levant, Egypt, Central Asia and "India" (Pakistan and Kashmir) in the east. Although numerous other kings and generals forged empires, Alexander produced an empire that was without parallel, if only for a moment.And yet, Alexander could not have achieved what he did without the accomplishments of his father, Philip II (r. 359-336). Long after Philip's…    
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Book details

List price: $37.99
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/2/2014
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 352
Size: 0.12" wide x 0.12" long x 0.12" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English