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Alexander the Great, killer of men

history"s greatest conqueror and the Macedonian art of war

by David J. Lonsdale

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Published by Carroll & Graf in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alexander, the Great, 356-323 B.C. -- Military leadership

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-234) and index.

    StatementDavid J. Lonsdale.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDF234.2 .L66 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 251 p. :
    Number of Pages251
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3436125M
    ISBN 100786714298
    LC Control Number2005280173


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1 The Testimonia (T) and Fragmenta (F) of these various historians - Callisthenes, he did not write his book until the closing years of his long life11, it has been in the men's quarters until dark. During this time he made arrangements with.

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