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Fabbri, Robert

Summary: Alexander the Great's sudden and unexpected death has left the largest, most formidable empire the world has ever seen leaderless. As the fight to take control descends into ruthless scheming and bloody battles, no one - man, woman or child - is safe. As wars on land and sea are lost and won, and promises are made only to be broken, long-buried secrets come to light in the quest for the true...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Books 2021

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC FAB

Fabbri, Robert

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Summary: "The cause of Alexander the Great's sudden death is no longer in doubt - it was murder. But by whom? As his former followers struggle for power, the bonds of family, friendship and political loyalties are tested to the limit. As is the strength of the formidable empire that Alexander had wrought. Never before has the Western world seen such turmoil, such a threat to civilisation. As battles...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Books, an imprint of Corvus 2022

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Waterfield, Robin

Summary: "Dividing the spoils" revives the memory of Alexander's Successors, whose fame has been dimmed only because they stand in his enormous shadow. In fact, Alexander left things in a mess at the time of his death, with no guaranteed succession, no administration in place suitable for such an enormous realm, and huge untamed areas both bordering and within his 'empire'. The Successors consolidated...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 938.07 WAT

Summary: Why do the ancient Greeks occupy such a prominent place in conceptions of Western culture and identity? The Greeks are a source of much that we esteem: democracy, philosophy, tragedy, epic and lyric poetry, history-writing, ideals of athletic competition, aesthetic sensibilities, and more. Spanning roughly 1,000 years, the lectures cover the Late Bronze Age (1500 B.C.E.) to the time of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 1998

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Goldsworthy, Adrian Keith

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Summary: "Alexander the Great's conquests staggered the world. He led his army across thousands of miles, from northern Greece to modern Pakistan, overthrowing the greatest empires of his time and building a new one in their place. He led from the front and was often wounded. He claimed to be the son of a god, but he was actually the son of Philip II. In Philip and Alexander: Kings and Conquerors,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 GOL

Herman, Eleanor

Summary: While Prince Alexander succumbs to the evil influence of Smoke Blood magic, his betrothed travels from afar to unite their kingdoms against the darkness threatening them.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harlequin Teen 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC HER

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