By Andrew Chugg

ISBN-10: 0955679044

ISBN-13: 9780955679049

Alexander’s fans unearths the character of Alexander the nice during the replicate of the lives of these with whom he pursued romantic relationships, together with his buddy Hephaistion, his queen Roxane, his mistress Barsine & Bagoas the Eunuch. do you know that Alexander acquired the belief of adopting Persian gown from a publication he learn in his formative years? Had you realised that Alexander’s pursuit of divine honours was once a part of his emulation of Achilles, that Bagoas undertook a diplomatic project or that Hephaistion’s international relations saved Athens from becoming a member of a Spartan uprising? do you know that Aetion’s portray of Alexander’s marriage depicted Hephaistion & Bagoas in addition to Roxane and very depicted the King’s passions? Which lady used to be betrothed to Alexander’s son? would it not shock you that Alexander’s mourning for Hephaistion was once carried out in response to versions from Homer and Euripides? if you want to get to understand Alexander on a extra own point, then you definitely have to learn this publication. moment version, revised & updated.

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