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History of Alexander the Great by Jacob Abbott
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May 03, 12

bookshelves: ancient-history
Read from April 25 to May 04, 2012

Much like the Hannibal biography I'd previously read, this book provides a solid overview of one of the most important figures in history. I didn't know too much about Alexander and his campaigns before reading it, so the book worked very well in providing all the most important events.

Jacob Abbott does have a tendency to repeatedly condemn acts of brutality that were commonplace during such times. As such, it can get slightly irritating after a while. Still an enjoyable read though (plus it's free on kindle!).
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