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Alexander the Great Paperback – October 5, 2004
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I have read considerably on the history of the "ancient" world. This is an excellent biography of Alexander, and helps to put his life and time in context and how the... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Senior Citizen
I love reading about Alexander the Great and a friend recommended this one to me and so I purchased it. If you are an Alexander fan, I would recommend this book highly. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Grandma Barbara
This book was very academic, deep and somewhat not chronological at times.Published 3 months ago by Nerissa Brobbey
i haven't got to the 100 of 500 pages but it is a very good book so far and very detailedPublished 15 months ago by Grace Hurst
This biography is thorough. For the first time, Alexander became real to me. His immense journeys, his incredible victories, the twists and turns of his strategy and intentions... Read morePublished 23 months ago by eledavf Vivian
This is a really good history. Not what you would expect from the cover.Published 23 months ago by Bill Cushman