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HI361F Alexander the Great
TuTh 3.40-5.00
Prof. Michael Arnush
Ladd 209 x5462
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Off. hrs. M9 TuTh11

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Texts

PRIMARY SOURCES: TEXTS FOR PURCHASE OR HANDOUTS
Arr. Arrian. The Campaigns of Alexander.
Curt. Quintus Curtius Rufus. The History of Alexander.
D.S. Diodorus Siculus ("Diodorus of Sicily"). Library of History. Vol. VIII (16.66-17).
Plut. Plutarch. Lives of Demosthenes, Phocion, Alexander in The Age of Alexander.
Just. Justin. Epitome of the Philippic History of Pompeius Trogus. Books 11-12: Alexander the Great, pp. 43-70 (handout).
SECONDARY SOURCES: TEXTBOOKS FOR PURCHASE
Green Green, P. Alexander of Macedon, 356-323 B.C.: A Historical Biography. Berkeley: Univ. of California, 1991 (one copy on reserve in Galant Reading Room).
PHA Morkot, R. The Penguin Historical Atlas of Ancient Greece. London and NY: Penguin, 1996.
PRIMARY SOURCES, COLLECTIONS: GALANT READING ROOM, SCRIBNER
   
Austin Austin, M.M. The Hellenistic World from Alexander to the Roman Conquest: A Selection of Ancient Sources in Translation. Cambridge: Cambridge University, 1981.
Burstein Burstein, S.M., ed. and trans. The Hellenistic Age from the Battle of Ipsos to the death of Kleopatra VII. Cambridge: Cambridge Univ., 1985
Harding Harding, P., ed. and trans. From the End of the Peloponnesian War to the Battle of Ipsus. Cambridge: Cambridge Univ., 1985.
 

SECONDARY SOURCES, MONOGRAPHS: GALANT READING ROOM

   
Badian Badian, E. Studies in Greek and Roman History. NY: Barnes & Noble, 1964.
Borza Borza, E. In the Shadow of Olympus: The Emergence of Macedon. Princeton: Princeton Univ., 1990.
Bosworth 1988 Bosworth, A.B. Conquest and Empire : the Reign of Alexander the Great. Cambridge and New York : Cambridge University Press, 1988.
Bosworth 1996 ________. Alexander and the East: The Tragedy of Triumph. Oxford and NY: Oxford University, 1996. Review: NZACT 1977 (V. Parker)
Bosworth and Baynham Bosworth, A.B., and Baynham, E.J., eds. Alexander the Great in fact and fiction. Oxford and New York: Oxford University, 2000.
Cawkwell Cawkwell, G. Philip of Macedon. London and Boston: Faber & Faber, 1978.
Engels Engels, D.W. Alexander the Great and the Logistics of the Macedonian Army. Berkeley: Univ. of California, 1978.
Fraser Fraser, P.M. Cities of Alexander the Great. Oxford and NY: Oxford University, 1996. Review: AJPh 119.1 (M.U. Erdosy)
Hamilton Hamilton, J.R. Alexander the Great. Pittsburgh: Univ. of Pittsburgh, 1984.
Hammond 1980 Hammond, N.G.L. Alexander the Great: King, Commander, and Statesman. Park Ridge, NJ: Noyes, 1980.
Hammond 1994 ________. Philip of Macedon. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University, 1994.
Hammond 1997 ________. The Genius of Alexander the Great. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina, 1997.
Heckel Heckel, W. The Marshals of Alexander's Empire. London and NY: Routledge, 1992. Review: BMCR 4.5.9 (C. Rubincam)
Lane Fox Lane Fox, R. The Search for Alexander. Boston: Little, Brown, 1980.
O'Brien O'Brien, J.M. Alexander the Great: The Invisible Enemy, a Biography. London and NY: Routledge, 1992. Review: BMCR 4.2.9 (W. Heckel)
Pearson Pearson, L.I.C. The Lost Histories of Alexander the Great. Chico, CA: Scholars Press, 1983.
Stewart Stewart, A.F. Faces of Power: Alexander's Image and Hellenistic Politics. Berkeley: Univ. of California, 1993. Review: BMCR 95.2.9 (M.D. Fullerton)
Stoneman Stoneman, R. Alexander the Great. London and NY: Routledge, 1997.
Tarn Tarn, W.W. Alexander the Great. Boston: Beacon, 1956.
Wilcken Wilcken, U. Alexander the Great. Trans. G.C. Richards. NY: MacVeagh, 1932.
Wood Wood, M. In the Footsteps of Alexander the Great: A Journey from Greece to Asia. Berkeley: Univ. of Calif., 1997. Review: Archaeology 51.3 (May/June 1998) (E.N. Borza)
   
SECONDARY SOURCES, BIBLIOGRAPHIES: ON-LINE & IN SCRIBNER
   
Adams Adams, J.P. Alexander the Great: Bibliography. Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures, 2002.
Burich Burich, N. Alexander the Great: A Bibliography. Kent, OH: Kent State University Press, 1979 (Galant: reserve).
Heckel Heckel, W. Alexander the Great and His Successors: A Bibliography. Department of Greek, Latin and Ancient History: Univ. of Calgary, 2003. Also: Sources.
Kinzl Kinzl, K. Alexander the Great and His Age: A Basic Bibliography. Department of Ancient History and Classics: Trent University, 2003.
   
SECONDARY SOURCES, JOURNAL ARTICLES: ON-LINE
   
Badian ________. "Greeks and Macedonians." Studies in the History of Art, vol. 10: Macedonia and Greece in Late Classical and Early Hellenistic Times.
Baynham Baynham, E. "Who put the ‘Romance’ in the Alexander Romance?: The Alexander Romances within Alexander Historiography," Ancient History Bulletin 9.1 (1995) 1-13.
Bloedow 1995 Bloedow, E.F. "Diplomatic Negotiations between Darius and Alexander: Historical Implications of the First Phase at Marathus in Phoenicia in 333/332 BC," AHB 9.3-4 (1995) 93-110.
Bloedow 1996 ________. "On “Wagons” and “Shields”: Alexander’s Crossing of Mt. Haemus in 335 B.C.," AHB 10.3-4 (1996) 119-130.
Borza Borza, E.N. "Malaria in Alexander's Army," AHB 1.2 (1987) 36-38.
Bosworth 1996 Bosworth, A.B. "The Tumult and the Shouting: Two Interpretations of the Cleitus Episode," AHB 10.1 (1996) 19-30.
Bosworth 1997 ________. "A Cut Too Many? Occam’s Razor And Alexander’s Footguard," AHB 11.2-3 (1997) 47-56.
Carney 1991 Carney, E.D. "Review Essay on Macedonian History," AHB 5.5-6 (1991) 179-189.
Carney 1996 ________. "Alexander and Persian Women," AJPh 117.4 (1996) 563-583.
Carney 2001 ________. "The Trouble With Philip Arrhidaeus," AHB 15.1-2 (2001) 147-155.
Dascalakis Dascalakis, A. "The Argaeo-Temenids and the Origin of the Macedonian Royal House," in The Hellenism of the Ancient Macedonians (excerpt). Thessalonike: Institute for Balkan Studies, 1965.
Hammond 1995 Hammond, N.G.L. "Alexander’s order during the Cleitus episode," AHB 9.3-4 (1995) 111-16.
Hammond 1997 ________. "Arrian's Mentions of Infantry Guards," AHB 11.1 (1997) 20-24.
Holt Holt, F.L. "Alexander the Great Today: In the Interests of Historical Accuracy?," AHB 13.3 (1999) 111-117.
Keen Keen, A.G. "Alexander’s Invasion of Lycia: Its Route And Purpose," AHB 10.3-4 (1996) 110-118.
Reames-Zimmerman Reames-Zimmerman, J. "An Atypical Affair? Alexander the Great, Hephaistion Amyntoros And The Nature of Their Relationship," AHB 13.3 (1999) 81- 96.
Ruffin Ruffin, J.F. "The Efficacy of Medicine during the Campaigns of Alexander the Great" (abstract). MilMed 157.9 (Sept. 1992) 467-475.
Sbarounis Sbarounis, C.N. "Did Alexander the Great die of acute pancreatitis?" (abstract). JClinGastroenterol. 24.4 (June 1997) 294-296.
Thomas Thomas, K.R. "A psychoanalytic study of Alexander the Great," Psychoanal Rev Dec. 82.6 (1995) 859-901 (abstract).
Worthington 1999a Worthington, I. "How ‘Great’ Was Alexander?," AHB 13.2 (1999) 39-55.
Worthington 1999b ________. "Alexander and ‘the Interests of Historical Accuracy’: A Reply," AHB 13.4 (1999) 136-140.