The Golden Hope
by Robert H. Fuller
Publisher: MacMillan 1905
A story covering the period of Alexander the Great's principal victories: at the Granicus River, at Issus, at Tyre (Siege and Capture), and at Arabela. Besides Alexander there are various historic figures including Aristotle, Demosthenes, and Darius III.
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