Alexander 334–323 BC

Conquest of the Persian Empire

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Alexander 334–323 BC

Conquest of the Persian Empire

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Alexander of Macedonia was undoubtedly one of the greatest generals of all time. This book, by John Warry, an expert on the warfare of the Classical world, examines the principle battles of Alexander's campaigns in detail. The battles of the Granicus, Issus, Gaugamela, Hydaspes and the difficult siege of Tyre are all discussed at length. These careful studies shed light on Macedonian tactics: in particular the combination of armoured infantry phalanx with fast-moving cavalry. The men and equipment of both Alexander and his Persian enemies are also examined, providing a comprehensive insight into Alexander's life and military actions. Men-at-Arms 148 and Campaign 7 are also available in a single volume special edition as 'Alexander the Great'.

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Published Feb 20 2013
Format Ebook (PDF)
Edition 1st
Extent 96
ISBN 9781846035890
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 54 b/w; 37 col
Series Campaign
Short code CAM 7
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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