Alexander the Great Book Review by supercalifragilistic

Alexander the Great
This paper analyzes the book "Alexander the Great" by Paul Cartledge.
# 96825 | 1,622 words | 1 source | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Jul 16, 2007 in History (Greek and Roman) , History (Leaders) , Literature (General)

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The paper conveys how the author, Paul Cartledge, attempts to read the mind of Alexander, speculating what motivated the great military leader. The paper discusses how the author centers on Alexander's great passion for hunting game and how it helped contribute to his career and fame. The paper relates that the historical situation is detailed and extensive, which helps the reader come to understand Alexander's world as well as Alexander himself. The paper recommends this book to those who are interested in Alexander's life or military history.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Cartledge, P. Alexander the Great: The hunt for a new past. New York: The Overlook Press, 2004.

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