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Published: 02 August 2012

320 Pages | 16 black & white plates, 10 maps


ISBN: 9780199647002

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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

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