Synopses & Reviews
Coinciding with the release of two films about Alexander by directors Oliver Stone and Baz Luhrmann, here is the classic study of Alexander, his predecessors, and his influence on the art of war--still fascinating and relevant over one hundred years after its initial publication. Dodge here vividly reconstructs every major battle of Alexander's brilliant military career, fully illustrating his narrative with invaluable maps and charts.
A reissue of a classic history of Alexander that remains as fresh today as when it was written 100 years ago.
[Describes] Alexander's fantastic militaryachievements... with great skill and charm.--Michael Grant
About the Author
Lieutenant Colonel Theodore Ayrault Dodge (18421909) served in the New York volunteer infantry during the Civil War. His books include Alexander, Hannibal, The Campaign of Chancellorsville, A Bird's Eye View of Our Civil War, Gustavus Adolphus, Cesar,and Napoleon (in four volumes).