Everyone has heard of Alexander the Great, the famous conqueror. But what happened after his death to the lands he had conquered? It took forty years of world-changing warfare for his successors to carve up the empire. This thrilling period of unremitting warfare, treachery, assassination, passion, shifting alliances, and mass slaughter, has been neglected. Dividing the Spoils resurrects the fascinating story of this period - both the warfare and theworld-changing cultural developments that were taking place at the same time.
Author: Robin Waterfield
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
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