Empire of Alexander the Great by Debra Skelton, Pamela Dell

Empire of Alexander the Great

Written by Debra Skelton, Pamela Dell
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Part of the Great Empires of the Past Series


Empire of Alexander the Great by Debra Skelton, Pamela Dell

From the age of 20 until his death at 32, Alexander the Great and his armies from Greece swept across a vast region that included Persia, Asia Minor, Syria, and Egypt. Ultimately ruling an empire that stretched approximately 2 million square miles across three continents, Alexander revolutionized the way was waged and extended the influence of classical Greek culture far beyond the borders of Greece and his native Macedonia. Empire of Alexander the Great, Revised Edition looks at what made Alexander a brilliant military tactician and a charismatic leader. It also explores what the Eastern world learned through contact with Alexander, and what Alexander brought to the West from the Persian Empire. Connections in our own world to Alexander's empire include the legend of the Gordian knot, pearls, the Egyptian metropolis of Alexandria, and the Septuagint, the first translation of the Torah from Hebrew.

About the Author

Debra Skelton began her writing career as a broadcast journalist. Her writing has appeared extensively in books, magazines, and a variety of educational media. Pamela Dell is the author of more than 40 books for children, including biographies, historical fiction, and science and social studies topics. She is the creator and author of award-winning children's entertainment software titles, as well as children's educational materials.

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152 pages


Debra Skelton, Pamela Dell
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Chelsea House Publishers

Publication date

15th November 2009



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