Alexander and the East: The Tragedy of Triumph

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Alexander and the East
The Tragedy of Triumph

A. B. BOSWORTH OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

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Alexander and the East: The Tragedy of Triumph
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Preface v
  • Contents ix
  • List of Figures xi
  • 1 - The Shield of Achilles: Myth and Reality in the Reign of Alexander the Great 1
  • 2 - Windows on the Truth 31
  • 3 - Information and Misinformation 66
  • 4 - The Creation of Belief 98
  • 5 - The Justification of Terror 133
  • 6 - Alexander and the Desert 166
  • Appendix Alexander and the Ganges: A Question of Probability 186
  • Bibliography 201
  • General Index 211
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