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The Resource Alexander the Great : ancient and modern perspectives, edited and with an introduction by Joseph Roisman

Alexander the Great : ancient and modern perspectives, edited and with an introduction by Joseph Roisman

Label
Alexander the Great : ancient and modern perspectives
Title
Alexander the Great
Title remainder
ancient and modern perspectives
Statement of responsibility
edited and with an introduction by Joseph Roisman
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
DF234
LC item number
.A485 1995
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Roisman, Joseph
Series statement
Problems in European civilization
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Alexander
  • Alexandre
  • Alexander (Makedonien, König, III.)
  • Generals
  • Greece
  • Greece
  • Geschichtsschreibung
  • Geschichte
Label
Alexander the Great : ancient and modern perspectives, edited and with an introduction by Joseph Roisman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 238-241)
Contents
An introduction to Alexander studies / Eugene N. Borza -- On Callisthenes as a primary source / Strabo -- On Ptolemy and Aristobulus as primary sources / Arrian -- On the character of Alexander and accounts of him / Quintus Curtius Rufus -- On writing biography / Plutarch -- The sources for the history of Alexander / Peter A. Brunt -- Alexander's account of his father's achievements / Arrian -- The legacy of Philip / A.B. Bosworth -- The assassination of Philip / Diodorus -- Conflicts in the royal family / Plutarch -- The tomb of Philip II and the succession of Alexander the Great / Stanley M. Burstein -- On the treaty with Alexander / Demosthenes -- The destruction of Thebes / Arrian -- The exiles' decree / Diodorus -- Alexander and the Greeks of Asia Minor and the mainland / A.J. Heisserer -- Alexander and the Greeks : power and diplomacy / A.B. Bosworth -- Alexander lands in Asia Minor / Diodorus -- Alexander and Darius exchange letters / Arrian -- Alexander's last plans / Diodorus -- The aims of Alexander / Peter A. Brunt -- The armed forces of the king / Nicholas G.L. Hammond -- The Battle of Issus / Arrian -- The king and his army at Issus / Nicholas G.L. Hammond -- Philotas and his enemies / Plutarch -- The Philotas affair / Quintus Curtius Rufus -- The conspiracy of Philotas / Arrian -- The death of Parmenio / Ernst Badian -- The conspiracy against Philotas / Waldemar Heckel -- The road to Ammon / Arrian -- The introduction of proskynesis / Arrian -- The religiosity of Alexander / Lowell Edmonds -- The deification of Alexander the Great / Ernst Badian -- The Susa marriages and the Opis mutiny / Arrian -- The mixing of Greeks and barbarians / Plutarch -- Alexander the dreamer / William W. Tarn -- Alexander and the Iranians / A.B. Bosworth
Control code
31696089
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xxv, 241 p.
Isbn
9780669345018
Lccn
94076933
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)31696089
Label
Alexander the Great : ancient and modern perspectives, edited and with an introduction by Joseph Roisman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 238-241)
Contents
An introduction to Alexander studies / Eugene N. Borza -- On Callisthenes as a primary source / Strabo -- On Ptolemy and Aristobulus as primary sources / Arrian -- On the character of Alexander and accounts of him / Quintus Curtius Rufus -- On writing biography / Plutarch -- The sources for the history of Alexander / Peter A. Brunt -- Alexander's account of his father's achievements / Arrian -- The legacy of Philip / A.B. Bosworth -- The assassination of Philip / Diodorus -- Conflicts in the royal family / Plutarch -- The tomb of Philip II and the succession of Alexander the Great / Stanley M. Burstein -- On the treaty with Alexander / Demosthenes -- The destruction of Thebes / Arrian -- The exiles' decree / Diodorus -- Alexander and the Greeks of Asia Minor and the mainland / A.J. Heisserer -- Alexander and the Greeks : power and diplomacy / A.B. Bosworth -- Alexander lands in Asia Minor / Diodorus -- Alexander and Darius exchange letters / Arrian -- Alexander's last plans / Diodorus -- The aims of Alexander / Peter A. Brunt -- The armed forces of the king / Nicholas G.L. Hammond -- The Battle of Issus / Arrian -- The king and his army at Issus / Nicholas G.L. Hammond -- Philotas and his enemies / Plutarch -- The Philotas affair / Quintus Curtius Rufus -- The conspiracy of Philotas / Arrian -- The death of Parmenio / Ernst Badian -- The conspiracy against Philotas / Waldemar Heckel -- The road to Ammon / Arrian -- The introduction of proskynesis / Arrian -- The religiosity of Alexander / Lowell Edmonds -- The deification of Alexander the Great / Ernst Badian -- The Susa marriages and the Opis mutiny / Arrian -- The mixing of Greeks and barbarians / Plutarch -- Alexander the dreamer / William W. Tarn -- Alexander and the Iranians / A.B. Bosworth
Control code
31696089
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xxv, 241 p.
Isbn
9780669345018
Lccn
94076933
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)31696089

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