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Mr. Prevas pulls no punches in this thorough well researched treatment of the
life of Alexander the Great. Read more
John Prevas is thorough, thoughtful and patient in his presentation of the evidence of Alexander's character flaws, yet without malice. Read morePublished on December 18, 2013 by Gerald W. Bollman
This book provides an extensively researched and excellently plotted proof that no man can handle the burden of being a god. Read morePublished on December 28, 2008 by Nathan Albright
Before reading this book I was hoping to find a fresh take on the life of Alexander the Great and in this pursuit I was not disappointed. Read morePublished on May 30, 2008 by Jack Burton
This book is not a historical narrative of the last seven years of Alexander's life; it is a highly selective argument, the purpose of which is clearly to demonstrate Lord Acton's... Read morePublished on May 20, 2008 by Alan Hodge
While some might tire of reading about Alexander, John Prevas, who clearly admires much about Alexander, also brings out many things about Alexander in Persia and beyond that are... Read morePublished on February 3, 2008 by P. Hunt
And in John Prevas' reckoning, a wake it was--a wake of absolute tyranny, murder, and destruction that fanned out behind Alexander the Great to leave lasting bitterness in central... Read morePublished on February 20, 2007 by Seachranaiche
In "Envy of the Gods", John Prevas picks up the story of Alexander the Great with the fall of Persepolis in the spring of 330 B.C.E. Read morePublished on April 18, 2006 by Dave_42
I found John Prevas' book on Alexander the Great difficult to put down. He seemed to amalgamate various historical sources in a riveting story that defines Alexander the Great... Read morePublished on April 2, 2006 by J. A. Marucci