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The world in the time of Alexander the Great

Fiona Macdonald

The world in the time of Alexander the Great

by Fiona Macdonald

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Published by Belitha in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alexander, -- the Great, -- 356-323 B.C. -- Influence -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Alexander, -- the Great, -- 356-323 B.C.,
  • World history -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Generals -- Greece -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Generals.,
  • Kings, queens, rulers, etc.,
  • World history.,
  • Greece -- History -- Macedonian Expansion, 359-323 B.C. -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Greece -- History -- Macedonian Expansion, 359-323 B.C.,
  • Greece -- Civilization -- To 146 B.C.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesAlexander the Great
    StatementFiona Macdonald.
    GenreInfluence, Juvenile literature., Biography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDF234.2 .M33 2000
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p.
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22595729M
    ISBN 101855615614
    OCLC/WorldCa59647585

      Buy a cheap copy of Alexander the Great (World's Great book by Maureen Ash. Traces the life of the warrior king of Macedonia who conquered and united the known world of his time. Free shipping over $/5(1). Alexander the Great By: Jacob Abbott () Tutored by Aristotle, compelled to ascend the throne at the age of 20 when his illustrious father was assassinated, driven by a passion for expanding the borders of his tiny kingdom, Alexander of Macedon was one 3/5(15).

    Before looking at the history of the Greek city states and the kingdom of Macedonia after the time of Alexander the Great, we should first give some historical background. The previous history of the Greek city-states is fully covered elsewhere, but a look at the early history of Macedonia will help to give some understanding of the kingdom and. Trust Exercise, by Susan Choi. In Choi’s experimental coming of age novel, which won the National Book Award for fiction, two theater kids, Sarah and David, fall in love and explore their relationship for their craft under the watchful eye of their drama twists are unexpected and the setting—a high-pressure arts school in the s—is pitch-perfect.

    Tom Holland reviews Phillip Freeman's "Alexander the Great," Pierre Briant's "Alexander the Great and His Empire: A Short Introduction," and "The Landmark Arrian," edited by James Romm and Robert.   When Alexander swept through the ancient world, conquering the Persian Empire, and establishing a Greek presence throughout the Near East, the entire shape of the ancient world changed. It .


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Alexander the Great: The Story of an Ancient Life. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Another book that looks at the complexities of Alexander and the totality of his humanity, from warrior to deep thinker. Lane Fox, R. Alexander the Great.

London: Penguin. This is written in a more novel style, very much like Freeman's later work. Alexander was born in Pella, the capital of the Kingdom of Macedon, on the sixth day of the ancient Greek month of Hekatombaion, which probably corresponds to 20 July BC, although the exact date is uncertain.

He was the son of the king of Macedon, Philip II, and his fourth wife, Olympias, the daughter of Neoptolemus I, king of Epirus. Although Philip had seven or eight wives, Olympias was Father: Philip II of Macedon.

Story of Alexander the Great -- World B.C. -- Time line -- Around the world -- Famous rulers and leaders -- How people lived -- Discovery and invention -- Creative world -- Pages: Alexander the Great: The Macedonian Who Conquered the World - Kindle edition by Patrick, Sean.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Alexander the Great: /5(). Get this from a library. The world in the time of Alexander the Great. [Fiona Macdonald] -- A brief introduction to the life of famed Greek leader Alexander the Great and of the world in which he lived.

What will make Ash's book of value to them is not the idea that Alexander the Great was also one of the world's great explorers but rather than he was arguably the first significant person to embrace cultural diversity. You can even make a case based on what you read here that his empire was the first attempt to create a "melting pot."4/5(1).

World Book Online is an engaging, verified, and trustworthy digital resource for grades pre-K through high school. Become a World Book Insider. Stay up to speed on all we have to offer-plus activities, crafts, and blogs for parents and educators in our newsletter. In the first authoritative biography of Alexander the Great written for a general audience in a generation, classicist and historian Philip Freeman tells the remarkable life of the great conqueror.

The celebrated Macedonian king has been one of the most enduring figures in history. He was a general of such skill and renown that for two thousand years other great leaders studied his strategy 5/5(2). Alexander the Great and His Time book.

Read 40 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. He was educated by Aristotle, king of Macedon, and /5. “review of Alexander the Great” I like how the illustrations explained Alexanders life and war tactics. There were awesome descriptions of Hephastion and Alexander.

There were good descriptions on how Alexander took control and conquered the world. I didn't like the start of the book but it got better nearer the end because of all the fighting.

Alexander the Great served as king of Macedonia from to B.C. During his time of leadership, he united Greece, reestablished the Corinthian League and conquered the Persian Empire. The mysterious location of the tomb of Alexander the Great might finally have been confirmed.

Alexander the Great was a king of the ancient Greek kingdom of Macedon from – BC and after conquering the Greek city-states he rolled over Persia founding an empire with 70 cities across three continents covering an estimated two million square miles.

1-Sentence-Summary: Alexander The Great is one of the latest, most updated, and contemporary books on the life of the ancient, Macedonian king, who would extend his empire from a little slide of land in Greece through Persia, Egypt, all the way to India, forming the greatest empire the ancient world had ever seen.

Read in: 4 minutes Favorite quote from the author. The location of Alexander the Great’s tomb has been one of the biggest mysteries of the archaeological world. For decades, researchers have scratched their heads and gotten their hopes up at promising clues, only to be severely disappointed — time and time again.

Two contemporary experts, however, might have finally solved that age-old riddle. Alexander the Great was an ancient Macedonian ruler and one of history’s greatest military minds who, as King of Macedonia and Persia, established the.

The Great Warrior. Almost all of Alexander's time as king was spent at war. It took him about three years to gain total control over his homeland of Macedonia and the land to the south, Greece. Alexander the Great, king of Macedonia (– BCE) who overthrew the Persian empire and laid the foundations for the Hellenistic world.

The reign of Alexander the Great (– B.C.) would change the face of Europe and Asia forever (; ). As crown prince, he received the finest education in the Macedonian court under his celebrated tutor Aristotle.

The legend of this painting, "Alexander cutting the Gordian Knot," is that in B.C. at Gordium, Phrygia, Alexander the Great, unable to untie the knot, sliced it with his sword. The Shahnameh of Ferdowsi, one of the oldest books written in New Persian, has a chapter about is a book of epic poetry written around AD, and is believed to have played an important role in the survival of the Persian language in the face of Arabic influence.

It starts with a mythical history of Iran and then gives a story of Alexander, followed by a brief mention of the. World History Surrounding Alexander the Great Alexander’s legacy was quickly made, briefly lived, and has lasted to this day.

Born in B.C. and dying 32 years later, he only reigned for 13 years – the vast majority of which he spent outside of his home state of Macedon. His legendary conquest of nearly the entire known world resulted in.The World in the Time of Alexander the Great (Book): Macdonald, Fiona: This series tells the story of eight historical personalities and looks at what was happening all around the world in their lifetimes.

Each book includes a time line, to give the reader an outline of world events during each historical character's life, and a map, which shows some of the most important places mentioned in.