The Death of Alexander the Great: A Reconstruction of Cleitarchus

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The most influential account of the career of Alexander the Great was penned by Cleitarchus the son of Deinon, a Greek writing in Alexandria in the decades after Alexander's death. Most of the surviving ancient texts on Alexander were more or less based upon his work, but every single copy of the original was discarded or destroyed in antiquity. The question is: how far might it be possible to reconstruct it from the secondary writings? In response, this book presents an extensive reconstruction of Cleitarchus' account of ...

The Death of Alexander the Great: A Reconstruction of Cleitarchus 2010, AMC Publications

ISBN-13: 9780955679025

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