The Story of Alexander's Empire
by John Pentland Mahaffy
Publisher: Putnam 1887
Number of pages: 378
The story of the conquests of Alexander has been told many times, and his name is familiar in our mouths as household words; but the history of the different portions of the great Empire that he founded, how they rapidly gained and lost their independence, and finally were absorbed into the dominions of Rome, is by no means equally well known.
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