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Provides an introduction to the history of Alexander and the main themes of his reign. As well as tackling problems of interpretation, the text includes: an examination of the written and other sources, and the problems of working with them; discussion of archaeological and numismatic evidence; an outline of the Macedonian background; insight into Alexander's education and ideas; an exploration of Alexander's claim to divinity; assessment of Alexander's short and long-term achievements; and a study of his influence in antiquity.
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Dr Richard Stone OBE (born 9 March 1937) is a British medical doctor and anti-racism activist.
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