The History of Alexander

Quintus Curtius Rufus - Author

John Yardley - Translator

Waldemar Heckel - Introduction by

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ISBN 9780140444124 | 352 pages | 06 Nov 1984 | Penguin Classics | 5.07 x 7.79in | 18 - AND UP
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Although no other human being has attracted so much speculation, Alexander has remained an enigma. This history of his life provides by far the most plausible and haunting portrait of Alexander: a brilliantly realized image of a man ruined by constant good fortune in his youth.
The History of Alexander Introduction

Summary of the Lost Books 1 and 2
Book 3
Book 4
Book 5
Book 6
Book 7
Book 8
Book 9
Book 10

List of Illustrations

1. List of Variations from the Budé Text
2. Chrononlogy
3. Glassary of Personal Names
4. Index of Mythical, Historical and Literary Figures
5. Index of Peoples
6. Geographical Index

Index to Maps

1. The Campaign of Alexander the Great (334-323 B.C.)
2. Alexander's Campaigns in Asia Minor (334-333/2 B.C.)
3. Alexander's Campaigns in India (327-325 B.C)