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245 00 Alexander the Great :|ba new history /|cedited by Waldemar
       Heckel & Lawrence A. Tritle. 
260    Oxford :|bBlackwell,|c2007. 
300    208 p. 
505 0  Contributors. List of figures. Maps. Preface & 
       acknowledgements. Abbreviations. Chronological Table. 
       Introduction ( The Editors ). 1. The Macedonian Background
       ( Michael Zahrnt ). 2. Alexander's Conquests ( Waldemar 
       Heckel ). 3. After Alexander: the Diadochoi ( Patrick 
       Wheatley ). 4. Alexander's Image in the Age of the 
       Successors ( Alexander Meeus ). 5. King and Army ( 
       Waldemar Heckel ). 6. The Court of Alexander as Social 
       System ( Gregor Weber ). 7. Alexander and the Greeks: the 
       Corinthian League ( Elisabetta Poddighe ). 8. Alexander 
       and the Greeks, II: Artists and Soldiers, Friends and 
       Enemies ( Lawrence A. Tritle ). 9. The Empire of Darius 
       III in Perspective ( Pierre Briant ). 10. Alexander and 
       the Persian Empire, between "decline" and "renovation": 
       History and Historiography ( Pierre Briant ). 11. 
       Alexander and his "Terrible Mother" ( Elizabeth D. Carney 
       ). 12. Alexander's Sex Life ( Daniel Ogden ). 13. Heroes, 
       Cults and Divinity ( Boris Dreyer ). 14. The Roman 
       Alexander ( Diana Spencer ). 15. The Construction of a New
       Ideal: The Official Portraiture of Alexander the Great ( 
       Catie Mihalopoulos ). 16. Power, Passion and Patrons: 
       Alexander, Charles Le Brun and Oliver Stone ( E.J. Baynham
       ). Bibliography. Index. 
506 1  400 annual accesses.|5UkHlHU 
520 8  'Alexander the Great' discusses topics such as Alexander's
       religious views, his entourage during his campaign East, 
       his sexuality, the influence of his legacy, and his 
       representations in art and cinema.|bAlexander the Great: A
       New History combines traditional scholarship with 
       contemporary research to offer an innovative treatment of 
       one of history's most famous figures. Written by leading 
       experts in the field Looks at a wide range of diverse 
       topics including Alexander's religious views, his 
       entourage during his campaign East, his sexuality, the 
       influence of his legacy, and his representations in art 
       and cinema Discusses Alexander's influence, from his 
       impact on his contemporaries to his portrayals in recent 
       Hollywood films A highly informed and enjoyable resource 
       for students and interested general readers Alexander the 
       Great has been studied and reinterpreted in every culture,
       from the great thinkers of the Hellenistic age to twenty-
       first century Hollywood. Alexander the Great: A New 
       History offers an innovative treatment of one of history's
       most famous figures. Bringing together leading experts in 
       the field, this book combines traditional scholarship with
       contemporary research to examine a number of intriguing 
       subjects in Alexander studies. The volume explores such 
       diverse topics as Alexander's religious views, his 
       entourage during his campaign East, his sexuality, the 
       influence of his legacy, and later representations in art 
       and cinema. Reappraisals of the Macedonian army and 
       Macedonian relations with the Greeks complement these new 
       approaches to Alexander's reign. 
600 00 Alexander,|cthe Great,|d356 B.C.-323 B.C. 
651  0 Macedonia|xKings and rulers|vBiography. 
651  0 Greece|xHistory|yMacedonian Expansion, 359-232 B.C. 
700 1  Heckel, Waldemar,|d1949- 
700 1  Tritle, Lawrence A.,|d1946- 
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