TEXTS FOR "ALEXANDER THE GREAT"
KEY: PRIMARY SOURCES SECONDARY
||Arrian. The Campaigns of Alexander.
||Quintus Curtius Rufus. The History of Alexander.
||Diodorus Siculus ("Diodorus of Sicily"). Library
of History. Vol. VIII (16.66-17).
||Plutarch. Lives of Demosthenes, Phocion,
Alexander in The Age of Alexander.
||Austin, M.M. The Hellenistic World from
Alexander to the Roman Conquest: A Selection of Ancient Sources in Translation.
Cambridge: Cambridge University, 1981. (reserve)
||Burstein, S.M., ed. and trans. The Hellenistic
Age from the Battle of Ipsos to the death of Kleopatra VII. Cambridge:
Cambridge Univ., 1985 (reserve)
||Harding, P., ed. and trans. From the End
of the Peloponnesian War to the Battle of Ipsus. Cambridge: Cambridge
Univ., 1985. (reserve)
||Heisserer, A.J. Alexander the Great and
the Greeks: The Epigraphic Evidence. Norman: Univ. of Oklahoma, 1980.
Individual articles (this section in progress):
Green, P. Alexander of Macedon, 356-323 B.C.:
A Historical Biography. Berkeley: Univ. of California, 1991.
Badian, E. Studies in Greek and Roman History.
NY: Barnes & Noble, 1964. (reserve).
Borza, E. In the Shadow of Olympus: The Emergence
of Macedon. Princeton: Princeton Univ., 1990. (reserve).
Bosworth, A.B. Alexander and the East: The
Tragedy of Triumph. Oxford and NY: Oxford University, 1996. (reserve).
1997 (V. Parker)
Cawkwell, G. Philip of Macedon. London
and Boston: Faber & Faber, 1978. (reserve)
Engels, D.W. Alexander the Great and the Logistics
of the Macedonian Army. Berkeley: Univ. of California, 1978. (reserve)
Fraser, P.M. Cities of Alexander the Great.
Oxford and NY: Oxford University, 1996. (reserve). Review: AJPh
119.1 (M.U. Erdosy)
Hamilton, J.R. Alexander the Great. Pittsburgh:
Univ. of Pittsburgh, 1984. (reserve)
Hammond, N.G.L. Alexander the Great: King,
Commander, and Statesman. Park Ridge, NJ: Noyes, 1980. (reserve)
________. The Genius of Alexander the Great.
Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina, 1997. (reserve)
________. Philip of Macedon. Baltimore:
Johns Hopkins University, 1994. (reserve)
Heckel, W. The Marshals of Alexander's Empire.
London and NY: Routledge, 1992. (reserve)
Lane Fox, R. The Search for Alexander.
Boston: Little, Brown, 1980. (reserve)
O'Brien, J.M. Alexander the Great: The Invisible
Enemy, a Biography. London and NY: Routledge, 1992. (reserve). Review:
4.2.9 (W. Heckel)
Pearson, L.I.C. The Lost Histories of Alexander
the Great. Chico, CA: Scholars Press, 1983. (reserve)
Stewart, A.F. Faces of Power: Alexander's Image
and Hellenistic Politics. Berkeley: Univ. of California, 1993. (reserve).
95.2.9 (M.D. Fullerton)
Stoneman, R. Alexander the Great. London
and NY: Routledge, 1997. (reserve)
Tarn, W.W. Alexander the Great. Boston:
Beacon, 1956. (reserve)
Wilcken, U. Alexander the Great. Trans.
G.C. Richards. NY: MacVeagh, 1932. (reserve)
Badian, E. "Alexander the Great and the Loneliness
of Power," AUMLA (1962); reprinted in E. Badian, Studies in Greek
and Roman History (Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1964) 192-205. (reserve)
________. "Greeks and Macedonians." Studies
in the History of Art, vol. 10: Macedonia and Greece in Late Classical
and Early Hellenistic Times.
Baynham, E. "Who
put the ‘romance’ in the Alexander-romance?: the Alexander romances within
Alexander historiography." AHB 9.1 (1995) 1-13.
Bloedow, E.F. “Diplomatic
negotiations between Darius and Alexander: historical implications of the
first phase at Marathus in Phoenicia in 333/332 B.C.” AHB 9.3-4
Borza, E. "Malaria
in Alexander's Army." AHB 1.2 (1987) 36-38.
Bosworth, A.B. "The
tumult and the shouting: two interpretations of the Cleitus episode."AHB
10.1 (1996) 19-30.
Carney, E.D. "Alexander
and Persian Women." AJPh 117.4 (1996) 563-583.
Dascalakis, A. "The
Argaeo-Temenids and the Origin of the Macedonian Royal House." The
Hellenism of the Ancient Macedonians (excerpt). Thessalonike: Institute
for Balkan Studies, 1965.
Ruffin, J.F. "The
Efficacy of Medicine during the Campaigns of Alexander the Great" (abstract).
157.9 (Sept. 1992) 467-475.
Sbarounis, C.N. "Did
Alexander the Great die of acute pancreatitis?" (abstract). JClinGastroenterol.
(June 1997) 294-296.
Worthington, I. “How
‘Great’ was Alexander the Great?” Ancient History Bulletin 13.2
Holt, F.L. "Alexander
the Great Today: In the Interests of Historical Accuracy?" Ancient
History Bulletin 13.3 (1999) 111-117.
Worthington, I. "Alexander
and 'the Interests of Historical Accuracy: A Reply," Ancient History
Bulletin Previews (volume, year and pages not yet published).
Tombs at Vergina (Greek Ministry of Culture)
from Tomb II at Vergina (W. Murray, Univ. of South Florida)
from Siwah, Egypt (W. Murray, Univ. of South Florida)
of Alexander's route
map of Alexander's route
Spalding, T., ed. Alexander
the Great on the Web. 1999.
Crane, G., ed. Perseus.
Boston: Tufts University, 2000. (search for such keywords as "Alexander,"
"Chaeroneia," "Olympia," etc.)
Chronological Table (J. Sickinger, Florida State Univ.)
Images of Alexander
News Reports: On 4/21/00 the international press
covered a story that claimed the bones found in
"Philip's Tomb" aren't those of Alexander
the Great's father, but of his half (wit) brother Philip Arrhideus.