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Who"s Who in Age of Alexander the Great

Prosopography of Alexander"s Empire
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Blackwell Publishing Limited
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ISBN 101405112107
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Who’s Who in the Age of Alexander the Great by Waldemar Heckel is an exceptional reference book, incredibly handy when you need to look up a name of anyone belonging to Alexander’s world/5(9). This book contains concise biographies of over individuals known from the literary and epigraphic sources for the age of Alexander.

Covers significant figures, ranging from leading commanders in Alexander's army to the nobles and regional leaders of the Persian empire whom he encountered on his epic campaign/5(9).

Who's Who in the Age of Alexander the Great: Prosopography of Alexander's Empire Covers significant figures, ranging from leading commanders in Alexander's army to the nobles and regional leaders of The only complete collection of its kind.

Summary: A Who's Who of some individuals from the reign of Alexander the Great. Covers significant figures, ranging from leading commanders in Alexander's army to the nobles and regional leaders of thePersian empire whom he encountered on his epic campaign The only complete collection of its kind in English.

Who's Who in the Age of Alexander the Great: Prosopography of Alexander's Empire (Paperback) This product is currently unavailable. This book contains concise biographies of over individuals known from the literary and epigraphic sources for the age of Alexander.

Covers significant figures, ranging from leading commanders in Alexander's army to the nobles and regional leaders of Author: Waldemar Heckel. During his youth, Alexander was tutored by Aristotle until age After Philip's assassination in BC, he succeeded his father to the throne and inherited a strong kingdom and an experienced army.

Alexander was awarded the generalship of Greece and used this authority to launch his father's pan-Hellenic project to lead the Greeks in the conquest of Persia. In BC, he invaded the Achaemenid. There are numerous surviving ancient Greek and Latin sources on Alexander the Great, king of Macedon, as well as some Asian texts.

The five main surviving accounts are by Arrian, Plutarch, Diodorus Siculus, Quintus Curtius Rufus, and Justin. In addition to these five main sources, there is the Metz Epitome, an anonymous late Latin work that narrates Alexander's campaigns from Hyrcania to.

Alexander was born in July B.C. to Philip II and his third wife, Olympias. The parents were far from a happy couple, and Alexander was raised primarily under the influence of his mother. At the age of thirteen, he was sent to study with Aristotle–an education that was for the most part formal.

Bucephalus or Bucephalas (/ b juː ˈ s ɛ f ə l ə s /; Ancient Greek: Βουκεφάλας, from βοῦς bous, "ox" and κεφαλή kephalē, "head" meaning "ox-head") (c.

BC Whos Who in Age of Alexander the Great book June BC) was the horse of Alexander the Great, and one of the most famous horses of antiquity. Ancient accounts state that Bucephalus died after the Battle of the Hydaspes in BC, in what is now. “An abridged list of rulers for the ancient Greek world concentrating on the Hellenistic age (–31 B.C.), after the time of Alexander the Great.

In the preceding centuries, Greek city-states were governed by a variety of entities, including kings, oligarchies, tyrants, and, as in the case of Athens, a democracy.”. Alexander the Great was an ancient Macedonian ruler and one of history’s greatest military minds who before his death established a powerful, immense empire.

Alexander the Great is widely known as one of the greatest military generals and conquerors of all time, and his name became synonymous with greatness and invincibility throughout the ages. Alexander was also the man who expanded Greek culture and Western civilization around the then-known world.

The Great Library of Alexandria in Alexandria, Egypt, was one of the largest and most significant libraries of the ancient Library was part of a larger research institution called the Mouseion, which was dedicated to the Muses, the nine goddesses of the arts.

The idea of a universal library in Alexandria may have been proposed by Demetrius of Phalerum, an exiled Athenian statesman. Alexander the Great was born in the Pella region of the Ancient Greek kingdom of Macedonia on J B.C., to parents King Philip II of Macedon and Queen Olympia, daughter of King Neoptolemus.

Alexander ascended the throne at the age of 20 following the assassination of his father. His father had been a great conqueror and being his son, Alexander was determined to take forward his legacy.

He embarked on a series of extensive military campaigns and created one of the largest empires of the ancient world by the time he was I t was May of BC and Alexander the Great was in Baghdad. The thirty-two-year-old King of Macedonia had spent the past thirteen years conquering much of the known world.

In the process, he created an empire that reached from Macedonia through.

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Alexander the Great was the king of Macedonia or Ancient Greece. He is considered one of the greatest military commanders in history. When did Alexander the Great live. Alexander the Great was born on J BC. He died at the young age of 32 in BC having accomplished much in his short life.

He reigned as king from BC. IT being my purpose to write the lives of Alexander the king, and of Caesar, by whom Pompey was destroyed, the multitude of their great actions affords so large a field that I were to blame if I should not by way of apology forewarn my reader that I have chosen rather to epitomize the most celebrated parts of their story, than to insist at large on every particular circumstance of it.

Alexander the Great, king of Macedonia (– BCE), who overthrew the Persian empire, carried Macedonian arms to India, and laid the foundations for the Hellenistic world of territorial kingdoms.

Already in his lifetime the subject of fabulous stories, he. Found in Children’s Middle Grade Books A series of illustrated biographies for young readers featuring significant historical figures, including artists, scientists, and world leaders.

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We deliver the joy of reading in % recyclable packaging with free standard shipping on US orders over $   Alexander the Great, also known as Alexander III or Alexander of Macedonia is known as one of the greatest generals in all history. Alexander was born in B.C.E. in Pella, Macedonia, to King Philip II.

As a young boy, Alexander was taught to read, write, and play the lyre. He developed a life-long love of reading and music. SURF'S UP is told completely in fun, modern dialogue between "Dude" and "Bro"--two frog friends whose plans to go to the beach are interrupted when Bro can't put down his book.

Kwame Alexander's spare text captures the excitement of reading a great book and /5(). Roxana was the wife of the Macedonian king Alexander the Great.

She was the daughter of the Bactrian chief Oxyartes and was captured and married by Alexander in BCE. After Alexander’s death inRoxana had his second wife, Stateira, killed and gave birth to a son, Alexander IV, who was accepted as king with Alexander’s half-brother.

Bucephalus was the famous and well-loved horse of Alexander the ch tells the story of how a year old Alexander won the horse: A horse dealer offered the horse to Alexander's father, Philip II of Macedonia, for the enormous sum of 13 no one could tame the animal, Philip wasn't interested, but Alexander was and promised to pay for the horse should he fail to tame it.

The beloved and perennially popular tale of Alexander’s worst day is now available in a lap-friendly, oversize board book edition. Alexander is not having a great day.

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He has to endure gum in his hair, sitting in the middle of the backseat, third-best-friend status, no dessert at lunch, lima beans, railroad pajamas, and kissing on TV—all in.

Alexander is not going to leave his best friend Paul. Or Rachel, the best babysitter in the world. Or the Baldwins, who have a terrific dog named Swoozie. Or Mr. and Mrs. Oberdorfer, who always give great treats on Halloween/5(). Alexander was forced to turn back.

In B.C., Alexander and his armies returned to Babylon. While they paused there, Alexander fell ill with a fever and died within days. He was 32 years old. Although he did not live to an old age, he managed to create a great empire.

Because of his achievements, he is remembered as Alexander the Great. Alexander the Great (– BC) died suddenly at the age of 32, leaving no apparent heir or appointed successor.

Some 40 years of internecine conflict followed his death, as leading generals and members of Alexander’s family vied to control different parts of the vast empire he had built. The Battle of Ipsus, fought in Phrygia, Asia Minor (present-day Turkey) in BC between rival.

Alexander the Great was a mighty Macedonian conqueror that visited Jerusalem around BC. which is where this event occurs on the Bible Timeline with World History. When he arrived in the famed city of Jerusalem he was greeted by the Jewish people with respect and awe.

The death of Alexander the Great who died in Babylon at the age of 32 in the year B.C.

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Hall "wanted to stimulate new debate and discussion and possibly rewrite the history books. However, the book of Daniel gives additional insight into his character.

Daniel chapter 2 records God giving Nebuchadnezzar a dream about what kingdoms would arise after his own. In the dream, Nebuchadnezzar was a “head of gold” on a statue, with the descending parts of the body, comprised of silver, bronze, iron, and iron mixed with clay.Well, it depends which Cleopatra you mean.

Alexander the Great has one full sibling, his sister Cleopatra. She was married to his uncle on his mother’s side when they were both teenagers, and they would have been educated separately when growing u.