Alexander the Great and His Time by Agnes Savill

By Agnes Savill

Half one in all Savill's Alexander bridges either time and distance, fires the mind's eye and transports the reader to Asia Minor circa 340 B.C. half re-examines the old estimate of Alexander in gentle of contemporary reports. it truly is either balanced and goal. Blackstone's construction is high quality. Nadia May's voice is a little gravelly yet delightfully transparent and forceful, and her interpreting is judiciously paced. The e-book includes many lengthy passages from classical assets, that are learn with intelligence and empathy for the listener now not attuned to the prose sort of Pericles or Demosthenes. notwithstanding no longer gentle, either Savill and this construction make a excitement of audio background. P.E.F. (c)AudioFile, Portland, Maine --This textual content refers to an out of print or unavailable version of this name.

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SELTMAN SIR AUREL STEIN J. C. STOBART STRABO SIR WILLIAM TARN BISHOP THIRLWALL ARNOLD TOYNBEE K. J. UJFALVY The Crown of Wild Olive, 1866 (and further editions) The Twelve Olympians, Pan, 1952 Woman in Antiquity, Pan, 1956 On Alexander’s Track to the Indus, Macmillan, 1929 The Glory that was Greece, Sidgwick and Jackson, 1911 (and further editions) Extracts from his Geography Alexander the Great (vol. I, 1947, vol. II, 1950), Cambridge University Press Hellenistic Civilisation, E. Arnold, (last edition 1952) The Greeks in Bactria and India, Cambridge University Press, (last edition 1951) History of Greece (vol.

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In full sight of the foe, the army carried out drilling manoeuvres, marching to right, to left, up and down, wheeling slowly and rapidly, as if practising for battle. Thus the enemy were kept wondering from which direction an attack might come and when the drill might develop into a battle. Suddenly the phalanx charged and Pelium was captured. The enemy realised that even a greater king than Philip had arrived. During the delay caused by the northern campaign rumours had spread that Alexander had been killed.

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