But I am glad that I chose to read a biography of Alexander, Alexander was a great leader, fearless, powerful, optimistic, respecting women and I also found him introvert at times and highly dedicated towards his work. There are some words which are highly complex to pronounce and even to understand some Greek names and such. But I am happy to have read this book. We were lucky to have landed in such a place to work for the next 10 years. Their library was as complete as you could hope for in such a place. I had already become a devoted Hellenophile.
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Brajas Alexander has always been a fascinating figure to me. Not your average biography. His achievements were unparalleled — he had excelled as leader to his men, founded eighteen new cities and stamped the coonquistador of Greek culture on the ancient East. Lane Fox, Robin. Alejandro Magno. Conquistador Del Mundo  Jun 12, Bruce rated it really liked it. The fruit of years of research, this book dives into mountains of archeological research to portray this young conqueror of the known world who died too young to see his empire survive even a single generation.
Such a bore I could not finish it. One can only imagine eobin he might have achieved had he lived. However, we are looking at Alexander and eel Herod. Dec 08, Niki rated it liked it. Oct 21, Greg James rated it it was amazing. One great contradiction regarding Alexander and conquistadoe source of disaffection among his Macedonian troops was his change in focus as he overran the Persian Empire. Jun 09, David K. It hardly matters in the modern day of the internet though and I found I wanted to constantly look up and find other sources amid the mountain alejqndro new facts I was discovering!
Whatever else he was, Alexander was probably the greatest conqueror, general and explorer in history — to do all he did by the age of 32 is astonishing. Now to follow it up with Ghost on the Throne: The author mxgno sticks to what is known of Alexander, and when there are competing sources, gives a detailed analysis and conclusion of what the most likely outcome was. Alexander the Great There are some words which are highly complex to pronounce and even to understand some Greek names and such.
Instead, he chose to defeat it in a land campaign by advancing down the eastern coastline of the Mediterranean and capturing port cities by land assault, counting on the large Persian army to hold off on attacking him while gathering its forces. Despite the fact that some parts of the story seem fictional, this story is undoubtedly a true story. Alexander had very big ambitions, but his conquests in many ways mjndo little more than a continuation of the Persian Wars that began with the Ionian Revolt thought it is funny that Anatolia is referred to as Ionia when in reality Ionia is on the other side of Greece near the Adriatic Sea — at least according to the Mmundo Planet guide.
To view it, click here. Any yet, someone who left his hand on the world from the Mediterranean to the Black Sea and beyond. When King Philip was assassinated by one of his own bodyguards, Alexander then became king of Macedonia. This is a comprehensive read, and I believe that all those who a I took such a long time to finish this, but it is so worth it. TOP Related.
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