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Alexander the Great

Alexander the Great is a riveting narrative that restores Alexander to his own context—and takes a whack at solving the remaining mysteries.

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Review of ‘Alexander the Great’

Greece. Bulgaria. Turkey. Syria. Lebanon. Israel. Egypt. Iraq. Iran. Afghanistan. Pakistan.

In only a dozen years, Alexander the Great created an empire that encompassed large parts of what are now these 11 countries. It still seems a staggering feat—even more so now, when the United States has been fighting a war in just one of…

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