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Alexander the Great and the Defeat and Death of Darius

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A reconstruction in English of the fifth and sixth books of the History Concerning Alexander the Great written by Cleitarchus of Alexandria in the mid-third century BC based on surviving ancient sources including Curtius, Diodorus, the Metz Epitome, Justin and Plutarch.
Kindle Edition, 1, 123 pages
Published February 16th 2013 by AMC Publications
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Andrew Chugg
Mar 10, 2013 Andrew Chugg added it  ·  (Review from the author)
The fifth and sixth books of my Reconstruction of Cleitarchus were published together on Amazon Kindle in February 2013. They cover the period from the siege of Gaza to the death of Darius, including Alexander’s visit to the Oracle of Ammon at the Siwa oasis, his triumphant victory at Gaugamela and the razing of the palace at Persepolis. The download price is a minimal $3 and a preview is available from the Amazon page (click on "Look Inside"). Please note that you do not need a Kindle viewer, ...more
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Andrew's researches and writings are largely focussed upon the career and exploits of Alexander the Great, both in life and in the context of his equally remarkable adventures in death, through the quest for his lost tomb. See also his websites at and for videos, photos, news and his huge collection of antique engravings and maps.

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“Alexander (grinning): When Darius was scorching the earth, devastating villages and spoiling provisions, it drove me round the bend, but now indeed what have I to fear, when he gives me a battle to contend?” 1 likes
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