Spine still tight, in very good condition. One of five bridges that crossed Kabul River during the 1879-1880 era. Curtius, Diodoros, Plutarch and Justin. Its largest tributary is the Kunar River, which starts out as the , flowing from the Chiantar glacie in Brughil valley in , Pakistan and after flowing south into Afghanistan it is met by the Bashgal river flowing from. As a teenager, Alexander received an excellent education from his tutor the Greek philosopher Aristotle. His expeditions and conquests took him over land, over mountains, along coastlines, and out to different seas.
It is the main river in eastern Afghanistan. And even some battle-hardened advanced students, scholars of the Macedonian monarchy, and history buffs would benefit by the insights of Romm's introductory essay and the notes accompanying Arrian's text. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. Footnotes provide the historical context often omitted by Plutarch and plentiful and detailed cross-references. The war with Spitamenes d. The problem is that once you have gotten your nifty new product, the alex ander the great romm james mensch pamela gets a brief glance, maybe a once over, but it often tends to get discarded or lost with the original packaging. About this Item: Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
Remember if you are not happy, you are covered by our 100% money back guarantee. Comprising relevant selections from the four ancient writers whose portraits of Alexander the Great still survive—Arrian, Diodorus, Plutarch, and Quintus Curtius—this volume provides a complete narrative of the important events in Alexander's life. It was not uncommon for Alexander to want to learn about the areas that he would conquer or pass through. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. This edition features the elegant new translation of Pamela Mensch. The youth and upbringing of Alexander. See all our books here, order more than 1 book and get discounted shipping.
Biography Early Life Alexander the Great was born in Pella, Macedonia, part of Northern Greece. Clean, undamaged book with no damage to pages and minimal wear to the cover. Glossary of Names, Places, Peoples, and Military Terms; Bibliographical Note; Index of Proper Names. Although Plutarch did not intend his Lives as a historical record, they sometimes furnish the best account we have of events in classical Greece. Book is in Used-Good condition. At 18, he fought with his father against the armies of Athens and Thebes.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1948. About the Author: James Romm is the James H. His condition worsened and became complicated by dangerous living conditions and prior battle injuries. About this Item: Hackett Publishing Company, Incorporated. About this Item: Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
Romm's carefully selected and well-translated passages from Arrian provide a vivid and cohesive narrative of the highlights of Alexander's career. This was an open boat composed of 15 oars and was lighter and faster than most. Romm has produced a comprehensive and well-organized reader. Comprising relevant selections from the four ancient writers whose portraits of Alexander the Great still survive—Arrian, Diodorus, Plutarch, and Quintus Curtius—this volume provides a complete narrative of the important events in Alexander's life. The major of the Kabul River are the , , , , , , and rivers.
In many instances they are the only account available to those exploring ancient history through primary sources. Comprised of relevant selections from the writings of four ancient historians, this volume provides a complete narrative of the important events in the life of Alexander the Great. Part of the purpose of his Indian voyage was to discover if the Indian Ocean an inland sea like the Mediterranean Sea or if it was an open sea that encircled a larger area of the world. Wikimedia Commons has media related to. The Introduction sets these works in historical context, stretching from the conclusion of the Peloponnesian War through Alexander's conquest of Asia, and provides an assessment of Alexander's historical importance as well as a survey of the central controversies surrounding his personality, aims and intentions. Alexander the Great: Man and God. Romm's Introduction is fresh, mature, and insightful—one of the best brief synopses of Alexander's life and impact this reviewer has read in recent years.
Berkeley: University of California Press, 1991. The , , and dams are located in the and. Used books may not include working access code. When he was ten years old, he tamed a dangerous stallion that he named Bucephalus. A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition.
Tarn, Alexander the Great: Volume 2, Sources and Studies, vol. The translations of Pamela Mensch appear in Alexander the Great Hackett and The Landmark Arrian: The Campaigns of Alexander Pantheon. Their victory made King Philip ruler of Greece. He edited the acclaimed volumes and Hackett. About this Item: Hackett Publishing Company, Incorporated. Alexander and his crew sailed out into the ocean, landing on a few small islands, and returned to sail down the other half of the Indus.