Oxford University Press: February 2013
"He was a man like no other man has ever been"
In twelve years that changed the world, Alexander the Great conquered a vast empire, extending from the Danube to the rivers of the Punjab, and from Egypt to Uzbekistan. Arrian, a Greek man of letters, military commander, and holder of the highest political offices in both Rome and Athens, wrote the definitive account of Alexander's life and campaigns, published as the Anabasis
. A dramatic fast-moving story, told with great narrative skill, his work is now our prime and most detailed source for the history of Alexande... View More...