Sign In | Register
Alexander the Great : The Death of a God by  Paul Doherty - 1st UK Edition. - 2004 - from KALAMOS BOOKS and

Note: Cover may not represent actual copy or condition available

Alexander the Great : The Death of a God

by Doherty, Paul

Condition: New/New

London, United Kingdom: Constable, 2004. What or Who Really Killed the Young Conqueror of the Known World? [Alternative title " The Death of Alexander the Great] May 323 BC Alexander of Macedon fell ill at Babylon. Ten days later, aged only 33, he was dead. In the previous decade this military genius from a small and unimpressive kingdom to the north west of Greece had raged like a wolf through the Persian empire, conquering the lands of the Middle East, Egypt, Palestine, Syria, Turkey, Iraq and Iran, his armies penetrating into western Pakistan and the north-west frontier of India. In a compelling and readable account, Paul Doherty analyzes this enigmatic conqueror and examines the circumstances surrounding the young king's final hours. The traditional belief is that Alexander died of alcohol poisoning or was the victim of an acute bout of malaria. But were there other, more sinister factors involved? A master of vivid and exciting narrative and a skilled historical analyst, Doherty offers a thrilling new perspective on the mysterious death of one of the greatest heroes the world has ever seen. 236p. bibliography.index.. 1st UK Edition.. Hard Cover. New/New.


Review this book (Want a chance to win $50? Log-in or create an account first!) (You'll be automatically entered for a chance to win $50!)

Help & frequently asked questions


Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:
A new book is a book previously not circulated to a buyer. Although a new book is typically free of any faults or defects, "new...[more]


$12.00 shipping to USA

More shipping options >

Add to wishlist

2017: Uncommonly Good Books Sold This Year

Most Interesting Books Sold in 2017

From some of the expected classics to some modern surprises, we've gathered our observations of the book buying trends in 2017. Enjoy the gallery of some of the most interesting books sold this year!


Storing a Book Collection

How to properly store your collection

Don't let a few small mistakes erode the value of your growing book collection. Review these tips to help preserve the beauty of your books!