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By Andrew Chugg

ISBN-10: 0955679044

ISBN-13: 9780955679049

Alexander’s enthusiasts unearths the character of Alexander the good during the reflect of the lives of these with whom he pursued romantic relationships, together with his pal Hephaistion, his queen Roxane, his mistress Barsine & Bagoas the Eunuch. were you aware that Alexander received the assumption of adopting Persian costume from a e-book he learn in his adolescence? Had you realised that Alexander’s pursuit of divine honours used to be 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? have you learnt 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? wouldn't it shock you that Alexander’s mourning for Hephaistion was once carried out in response to versions from Homer and Euripides? if you'd like to get to grasp Alexander on a extra own point, then you definitely have to learn this ebook. moment version, revised & updated.

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