The Roman Alexander: Reading a Cultural Myth

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This book seizes on one of the eternal objects of widespread attention in Ancient History and turns the tables on the scholarship that has shaped and dominated the field. Instead of scrutinising the documents in order to reconstruct the biography and assess the historical significance, Diana Spencer traces the deployment and development of the mythical figure of Alexander. She explores and synthesises a selection of Latin texts, from the Late Republic to Hadrian, to form a series of themed discussions which investigate the ...

The Roman Alexander: Reading a Cultural Myth 2002, Liverpool University Press

ISBN-13: 9780859896788

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The Roman Alexander: Reading a Cultural Myth 2002, Liverpool University Press

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