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Alexander The Great In India: 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. To what extent might it be ...more
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Published February 17th 2009 by AMC Publications (first published February 1st 2009)
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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 www.alexanderstomb.com and www.alexanderslovers.com for videos, photos, news and his huge collection of antique engravings and maps.

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