Alexander the Great

Alexander the Great

His Armies and Campaigns 334–323 BC

  • Author: Nicholas Sekunda, John Warry
  • Publication Date: 15 Apr 1998
  • ISBN: 9781855327924
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number of Pages: 144
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This book combines Men-at-Arms 148: 'The Army of Alexander the Great' and Campaign 7: 'Alexander 334-323BC: Conquest of the Persian Empire'. Upon the assassination of his father King Philip II in the summer of 336BC, Alexander took over the reins of power of a now united Greece. When he led his combined Macedonian and Greek army into Asia a year later he began the greatest career of military conquest in world history. In 11 short years he overcame the might of the Persian Empire and campaigned across the face of the known world. Two eminent scholars of the Classical world (Nick Sekunda and John Warry) describe in detail the make up of Alexander's army, and the course of his epic campaigns.

Contents

Book One: Alexander's Army Introduction Philip's Army The Cavalry The Infantry The Plates Book Two: Alexander's Campaigns Persia, Greece and Macedon Armies and Commanders The Battle of Granicus After the Granicus The Battle of Issus After Issus The Siege of Tyre The Battle of Gaugamela The Bactrian Years The Battle of Hydaspes Back to Babylon After Alexander Glossary The Battlefields Today Chronology A Guide to Further Reading Wargaming Alexander's Battles

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