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Published: 21 April 2011

314 Pages | 8pp black and white plates; 9 maps


ISBN: 9780199573929

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Dividing the Spoils

The War for Alexander the Great's Empire

Robin Waterfield

Ancient Warfare and Civilization

  • The story of one of the great forgotten wars of history
  • The tale of how Alexander the Great's vast empire disintegrated in the forty years after his death in 323 BC
  • Illuminates the brilliant cultural developments of this period - in philosophy, literature, and art
  • Shows just how important Alexader's empire was in the history of so many countries, from Greece through to Afghanistan