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Alexander the Great Books

'Ghost on the Throne,' by James Romm
Although 'Ghost on the Throne' includes a biographical sketch of Alexander, it isn't about him, but his successors, their ambitions, alliances, and treachery.

Review: "Alexander the Great and His Empire," by Pierre Briant
Briant is a professor of history with a focus on the Achaemenids which means this account of Alexander's career focuses more on people and places in the Persian Empire than you're likely to find elsewhere.

Review - The Death of Alexander the Great
Review of Paul Doherty's The Death of Alexander the Great subtitled What - or - Who Really Killed the Young Conqueror of the Known World?

The Virtues of War, by Steven Pressfield, Reviewed by Helen South
Book review of Steven Pressfield's novel and biography of Alexander the Great -- The Virtues of War.

Review - Peter Green's Alexander of Macedon 356-323 B.C. - A Historical...
A review of Peter Green's Alexander of Macedon 356-323 B.C. - A Historical Biography.

'Masters of Command' by Barry Strauss
A review of the 2012 'Masters of Command: Alexander, Hannibal, Caesar, and the Genius of Leadership' written by Barry Strauss.

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