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Old May 17th, 2018, 07:20 AM   #1
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Critical biography of Alexander?


Can anyone suggest a good, critical biography of Alexander (and history of Macedon in this period), as opposed to the standard hagiography?
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Old May 17th, 2018, 04:25 PM   #2

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https://www.publishersweekly.com/978-1-84725-188-6

https://www.cambridge.org/core/books...B3ADE3BC49F356

That should start you I'd think.
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Old May 18th, 2018, 02:14 AM   #3

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I think any biography of Alexander has to be critical in some form, becaiuse of the fact he seems to have been a bloodthirsty and mad megalomaniac and deeds don't lie.

But that is what drove him and made him 'Great'
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