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15 June 2009

320 Pages | 1 map

ISBN: 9780199557622

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Curtius Rufus, Histories of Alexander the Great, Book 10

Introduction and Historical Commentary by J. E. Atkinson and translated by J. C. Yardley

Clarendon Ancient History Series

  • Offers a thoroughly readable translation of this important account of the last years of Alexander the Great and the turmoil that followed his death
  • Introduction discusses the context in which Curtius Rufus seems to have written and his agenda as a historian
  • Detailed Commentary assists appreciation of the interplay of historical and literary issues

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