Who's Who in the Age of Alexander the Great: Prosopography of Alexander's Empire (Hardcover)

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By Waldemar Heckel (Editor)
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Description


This book contains concise biographies of over 800 individualsknown from the literary and epigraphic sources for the age ofAlexander.

  • Covers significant figures, ranging from leading commanders inAlexander's army to the nobles and regional leaders of the Persianempire whom he encountered on his epic campaign
  • The only complete collection of its kind in English
  • Gives complete and balanced biographies, extending beyond thedeath of Alexander in 323 BC where relevant
  • Contains a full index and a concordance giving the variantnames found in the ancient sources

About the Author


Waldemar Heckel is Professor in the Department of Greek and Roman Studies at the University of Calgary, Canada. He is the author of The Marshals of Alexander's Empire (1992), The Wars of Alexander the Great (2002), Alexander the Great: Historical Sources in Translation (with J.C. Yardley, Blackwell, 2003), The Conquests of Alexander the Great (2007), and Alexander the Great: A New History (with L.A. Tritle, Wiley-Blackwell, 2009).


Product Details
ISBN: 9781405112109
ISBN-10: 1405112107
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date: December 1st, 2005
Pages: 389
Language: English