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Alexander the Great: Journey to the End of the Earth

By: Alexander/Cantor, Norman

Price: $5.00

Publisher: PERENNIAL:

Seller ID: 9780060570132

ISBN: 006057013X

Condition: USED


"Alexander's behavior was conditioned along certain lines -- heroism, courage, strength, superstition, bisexuality, intoxication, cruelty. He bestrode Europe and Asia like a supernatural figure."In this succinct portrait of Alexander the Great, distinguished scholar and historian Norman Cantor illuminates the personal life and military conquests of this most legendary of men. Cantor draws from the major writings of Alexander's contemporaries combined with the most recent psychological and cultural studies to show Alexander as he was -- a great figure in the ancient world whose puzzling p... View more info