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Alexander the Great: Makers of History

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Item Description: Createspace, United States, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 279 x 216 mm. Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. Alexander III of Macedon (20/21 July 356 - 10/11 June 323 BC), commonly known as Alexander the Great was a king of Macedon, a state in northern ancient Greece. Born in Pella in 356 BC, Alexander was tutored by Aristotle until the age of 16. By the age of thirty, he had created one of the largest empires of the ancient world, stretching from the Ionian Sea to the Himalayas. He was undefeated in battle and is considered one of history s most successful commanders. Alexander succeeded his father, Philip II of Macedon, to the throne in 336 BC after Philip was assassinated. Upon Philip s death, Alexander inherited a strong kingdom and an experienced army. He was awarded the generalship of Greece and used this authority to launch his father s military expansion plans. In 334 BC, he invaded Persian-ruled Asia Minor and began a series of campaigns that lasted ten years. Alexander broke the power of Persia in a series of decisive battles, most notably the battles of Issus and Gaugamela. He subsequently overthrew the Persian King Darius III and conquered the entirety of the Persian Empire. At that point, his empire stretched from the Adriatic Sea to the Indus River. Seeking to reach the ends of the world and the Great Outer Sea, he invaded India in 326 BC, but was eventually forced to turn back at the demand of his troops. Alexander died in Babylon in 323 BC, without executing a series of planned campaigns that would have begun with an invasion of Arabia. In the years following his death, a series of civil wars tore his empire apart, resulting in several states ruled by the Diadochi, Alexander s surviving generals and heirs. Alexander s legacy includes the cultural diffusion his conquests engendered. He founded some twenty cities that bore his name, most notably Alexandria in Egypt. Alexander s settlement of Greek colonists and the resulting spread of Greek culture in the east resulted in a new Hellenistic civilization, aspects of which were still evident in the traditions of the Byzantine Empire in the mid-15th century. Alexander became legendary as a classical hero in the mold of Achilles, and he features prominently in the history and myth of Greek and non-Greek cultures. He became the measure against which military leaders compared themselves, and military academies throughout the world still teach his tactics. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781480065635

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Alexander the Great (Yesterday's Classics) (Makers of History)

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Darius the Great: Makers of History

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Item Description: Circle Publishing Co., New York, NY, 1900. Cloth - Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A biography of Darius the Great, the Persian, originally written about 1850. This edition is undated but was published around 1900. White hardcover with gold lettering and decoration on spine, 250 pages, illustrated with three engravings. No markings inside except for stamp of previous owner inside front cover. Wear to corners and spine ends; slight soiling on covers; tightly bound. Bookseller Inventory # 006533

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Alexander the Great (Makers of History)

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Makers of History: Alexander the Great (Paperback)

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Item Description: Createspace, United States, 2013. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 229 x 152 mm. Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. The history of the life of every individual who has, for any reason, attracted extensively the attention of mankind, has been written in a great variety of ways by a multitude of authors, and persons sometimes wonder why we should have so many different accounts of the same thing. The reason is, that each one of these accounts is intended for a different set of readers, who read with ideas and purposes widely dissimilar from each other. Among the twenty millions of people in the United States, there are perhaps two millions, between the ages of fifteen and twenty-five, who wish to become acquainted, in general, with the leading events in the history of the Old World, and of ancient times, but who, coming upon the stage in this land and at this period, have ideas and conceptions so widely different from those of other nations and of other times, that a mere republication of existing accounts is not what they require. The story must be told expressly to them. The things that are to be explained, the points that are to be brought out, the comparative degree of prominence to be given to the various particulars, will all be different, on account of the difference in the situation, the ideas, and the objects of these new readers, compared with those of the various other classes of readers which former authors have had in view. It is for this reason, and with this view, that the present series of historical narratives is presented to the public. The author, having had some opportunity to become acquainted with the position, the ideas, and the intellectual wants of those whom he addresses, presents the result of his labors to them, with the hope that it may be found successful in accomplishing its design. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781484169155

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Alexander the Great: Makers of History (Paperback)

Jacob Abbott

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Item Description: Canon Press, United States, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 203 x 127 mm. Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. Alexander the Great is part of Makers of History, a 19th century biography series by two brothers--Jacob and John S.C. Abbott. Reprinted by Canon Press, these biographies have been edited and brought up-to-date for readers twelve and up. Not only are these editions given vintage style paperback covers, but they also include introductions that explain where these men and women fit into the timeline of history. Abbott s account of Alexander s life reads like a Greek tragedy. We are reminded of Jesus admonition, For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? (Mt. 16:26a). Alexander gained the world, but at what cost? Abbott s book is an easy but fascinating read, providing insights and details into the life of one of history s most prominent, yet puzzling, figures. For those who enjoy history and have a love of reading, this book is a delightful treasure. --Patch Blakey, executive director, Association of Classical Christian Schools. Bookseller Inventory # AAV9781591280583

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History of Alexander the Great (Makers of History Series)

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Alexander the Great (Paperback)

Jacob Abbott

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Makers of History: Alexander the Great (Paperback)

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Item Description: Createspace, United States, 2013. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 229 x 152 mm. Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.The history of the life of every individual who has, for any reason, attracted extensively the attention of mankind, has been written in a great variety of ways by a multitude of authors, and persons sometimes wonder why we should have so many different accounts of the same thing. The reason is, that each one of these accounts is intended for a different set of readers, who read with ideas and purposes widely dissimilar from each other. Among the twenty millions of people in the United States, there are perhaps two millions, between the ages of fifteen and twenty-five, who wish to become acquainted, in general, with the leading events in the history of the Old World, and of ancient times, but who, coming upon the stage in this land and at this period, have ideas and conceptions so widely different from those of other nations and of other times, that a mere republication of existing accounts is not what they require. The story must be told expressly to them. The things that are to be explained, the points that are to be brought out, the comparative degree of prominence to be given to the various particulars, will all be different, on account of the difference in the situation, the ideas, and the objects of these new readers, compared with those of the various other classes of readers which former authors have had in view. It is for this reason, and with this view, that the present series of historical narratives is presented to the public. The author, having had some opportunity to become acquainted with the position, the ideas, and the intellectual wants of those whom he addresses, presents the result of his labors to them, with the hope that it may be found successful in accomplishing its design. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781484169155

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Alexander the Great ; Makers of History

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Item Description: Createspace, United States, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 229 x 152 mm. Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. Alexander the Great (Makers of History) by JACOB ABBOTT with Engravings. Alexander earned the epithet the Great due to his unparalleled success as a military commander. His use of terrain, phalanx and cavalry tactics, bold strategy, and the fierce loyalty of his troops ensured that he never lost a battle, despite typically being outnumbered. Alexander also recognized the potential for disunity among his diverse army, which employed various languages and weapons. He overcame this by being personally involved in battle, in the manner of a Macedonian king. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781468165043

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Alexander the Great: Makers of History (Paperback)

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Item Description: Createspace, United States, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 279 x 216 mm. Language: English Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Alexander III of Macedon (20/21 July 356 - 10/11 June 323 BC), commonly known as Alexander the Great was a king of Macedon, a state in northern ancient Greece. Born in Pella in 356 BC, Alexander was tutored by Aristotle until the age of 16. By the age of thirty, he had created one of the largest empires of the ancient world, stretching from the Ionian Sea to the Himalayas. He was undefeated in battle and is considered one of history s most successful commanders. Alexander succeeded his father, Philip II of Macedon, to the throne in 336 BC after Philip was assassinated. Upon Philip s death, Alexander inherited a strong kingdom and an experienced army. He was awarded the generalship of Greece and used this authority to launch his father s military expansion plans. In 334 BC, he invaded Persian-ruled Asia Minor and began a series of campaigns that lasted ten years. Alexander broke the power of Persia in a series of decisive battles, most notably the battles of Issus and Gaugamela. He subsequently overthrew the Persian King Darius III and conquered the entirety of the Persian Empire. At that point, his empire stretched from the Adriatic Sea to the Indus River. Seeking to reach the ends of the world and the Great Outer Sea, he invaded India in 326 BC, but was eventually forced to turn back at the demand of his troops. Alexander died in Babylon in 323 BC, without executing a series of planned campaigns that would have begun with an invasion of Arabia. In the years following his death, a series of civil wars tore his empire apart, resulting in several states ruled by the Diadochi, Alexander s surviving generals and heirs. Alexander s legacy includes the cultural diffusion his conquests engendered. He founded some twenty cities that bore his name, most notably Alexandria in Egypt. Alexander s settlement of Greek colonists and the resulting spread of Greek culture in the east resulted in a new Hellenistic civilization, aspects of which were still evident in the traditions of the Byzantine Empire in the mid-15th century. Alexander became legendary as a classical hero in the mold of Achilles, and he features prominently in the history and myth of Greek and non-Greek cultures. He became the measure against which military leaders compared themselves, and military academies throughout the world still teach his tactics. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781480065635

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Item Description: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Paperback. 142 pages. Dimensions: 9.0in. x 6.0in. x 0.3in.The history of the life of every individual who has, for any reason, attracted extensively the attention of mankind, has been written in a great variety of ways by a multitude of authors, and persons sometimes wonder why we should have so many different accounts of the same thing. The reason is, that each one of these accounts is intended for a different set of readers, who read with ideas and purposes widely dissimilar from each other. Among the twenty millions of people in the United States, there are perhaps two millions, between the ages of fifteen and twenty-five, who wish to become acquainted, in general, with the leading events in the history of the Old World, and of ancient times, but who, coming upon the stage in this land and at this period, have ideas and conceptions so widely different from those of other nations and of other times, that a mere republication of existing accounts is not what they require. The story must be told expressly to them. The things that are to be explained, the points that are to be brought out, the comparative degree of prominence to be given to the various particulars, will all be different, on account of the difference in the situation, the ideas, and the objects of these new readers, compared with those of the various other classes of readers which former authors have had in view. It is for this reason, and with this view, that the present series of historical narratives is presented to the public. The author, having had some opportunity to become acquainted with the position, the ideas, and the intellectual wants of those whom he addresses, presents the result of his labors to them, with the hope that it may be found successful in accomplishing its design. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 9781484169155

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Jacob Abbott

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Item Description: Canon Press, United States, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 201 x 127 mm. Language: English Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Alexander the Great is part of Makers of History, a 19th century biography series by two brothers--Jacob and John S.C. Abbott. Reprinted by Canon Press, these biographies have been edited and brought up-to-date for readers twelve and up. Not only are these editions given vintage style paperback covers, but they also include introductions that explain where these men and women fit into the timeline of history. Abbott s account of Alexander s life reads like a Greek tragedy. We are reminded of Jesus admonition, For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? (Mt. 16:26a). Alexander gained the world, but at what cost? Abbott s book is an easy but fascinating read, providing insights and details into the life of one of history s most prominent, yet puzzling, figures. For those who enjoy history and have a love of reading, this book is a delightful treasure. --Patch Blakey, executive director, Association of Classical Christian Schools. Bookseller Inventory # AAV9781591280583

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Item Description: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Paperback. 124 pages. Dimensions: 11.0in. x 8.5in. x 0.3in.Alexander III of Macedon (2021 July 356 1011 June 323 BC), commonly known as Alexander the Great was a king of Macedon, a state in northern ancient Greece. Born in Pella in 356 BC, Alexander was tutored by Aristotle until the age of 16. By the age of thirty, he had created one of the largest empires of the ancient world, stretching from the Ionian Sea to the Himalayas. He was undefeated in battle and is considered one of historys most successful commanders. Alexander succeeded his father, Philip II of Macedon, to the throne in 336 BC after Philip was assassinated. Upon Philips death, Alexander inherited a strong kingdom and an experienced army. He was awarded the generalship of Greece and used this authority to launch his fathers military expansion plans. In 334 BC, he invaded Persian-ruled Asia Minor and began a series of campaigns that lasted ten years. Alexander broke the power of Persia in a series of decisive battles, most notably the battles of Issus and Gaugamela. He subsequently overthrew the Persian King Darius III and conquered the entirety of the Persian Empire. At that point, his empire stretched from the Adriatic Sea to the Indus River. Seeking to reach the ends of the world and the Great Outer Sea, he invaded India in 326 BC, but was eventually forced to turn back at the demand of his troops. Alexander died in Babylon in 323 BC, without executing a series of planned campaigns that would have begun with an invasion of Arabia. In the years following his death, a series of civil wars tore his empire apart, resulting in several states ruled by the Diadochi, Alexanders surviving generals and heirs. Alexanders legacy includes the cultural diffusion his conquests engendered. He founded some twenty cities that bore his name, most notably Alexandria in Egypt. Alexanders settlement of Greek colonists and the resulting spread of Greek culture in the east resulted in a new Hellenistic civilization, aspects of which were still evident in the traditions of the Byzantine Empire in the mid-15th century. Alexander became legendary as a classical hero in the mold of Achilles, and he features prominently in the history and myth of Greek and non-Greek cultures. He became the measure against which military leaders compared themselves, and military academies throughout the world still teach his tactics. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 9781480065635

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Pyrrhus: Makers Of History Series

Abbott, Jacob

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Item Description: Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York, New York, 1901. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Fine. 5 x 6.75 in.: 304 pages. No Jacket As Issued. Boards are dark maroon with large black sword emblem on front and black lettering with lines on spine. Originally written in 1854. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for light rubbing at spine top/bottom). Illustrated throughout with 10 engravings, plus frontispiece (of The Roman Encampment). Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "The decades following the death of Alexander the Great involved a long and complicated series of wars between his generals, which split his empire. Pyrrhus, a prince of Epirus, was a leading historical character during this time, and Abbott uses his life to illuminate the entire era. Other characters including Alexander's villanous mother Olympias and his trusted advisor Antipater figure prominently in this story. Pyrrhus himself is a fascinating character, combining great talent and energy with fatal weaknesses.": Steel engraving. Bookseller Inventory # 010529

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Alexander the Great: Makers of History

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Alexander the Great (Yesterday's Classics) (Makers of History)

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Alexander the Great Makers of History

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Item Description: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Paperback. 158 pages. Dimensions: 9.0in. x 6.0in. x 0.4in.Alexander the Great (Makers of History) by JACOB ABBOTT with Engravings. Alexander earned the epithet the Great due to his unparalleled success as a military commander. His use of terrain, phalanx and cavalry tactics, bold strategy, and the fierce loyalty of his troops ensured that he never lost a battle, despite typically being outnumbered. Alexander also recognized the potential for disunity among his diverse army, which employed various languages and weapons. He overcame this by being personally involved in battle, in the manner of a Macedonian king. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 9781468165043

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Alexander the Great Makers of History

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