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Alexander the Great and the mystery of the elephant medallions

Frank Lee Holt

Alexander the Great and the mystery of the elephant medallions

by Frank Lee Holt

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley, CA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementFrank L. Holt.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCJ
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 198 p. :
Number of Pages198
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22551366M
ISBN 100520238818

Frank L. Holt, Alexander the Great and the Mystery of the Elephant Medallions, Berkeley: University of California Press, Hb. pp., illus., 5 b/w pls. ISBN $ Frontmatter was published in Alexander the Great and the Mystery of the Elephant Medallions on page i.

"[This book] brings to a wider audience one of the few contemporary pieces of evidence for the image and ideology of Alexander the Great. While relatively well known to expertsin the field, the 'elephant medallions' of the title are far less well understood, and have thus played a smaller part, in popular accounts of Alexander than they.   Chapter One Man of Mystery. Few men have transcended their moment in history more than Alexander the Great of Macedonia ( b.c.e.). He reigned as king from the time he was twenty, had conquered most of the world he knew to exist by the time he was thirty, came to be seen as a living god, and then died before he was : University of California Press.

SEVEN. A Dark and Stormy Night was published in Alexander the Great and the Mystery of the Elephant Medallions on page How Alexander himself promoted this appearance—how he abetted the belief that he enjoyed divine favor and commanded even the forces of nature against his enemies—is the subject of Frank L. Holt's absorbing book. Solid evidence for the "supernaturalized" Alexander lies in a rare series of medallions that depict the triumphant young king at.


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Alexander the Great and the Mystery of the Elephant Medallions (Hellenistic Culture and Society #44) (Paperback) By Frank L. Holt. University of California Press,pp. Publication Date: Novem APPENDIX A.

THE PUBLISHED ELEPHANT MEDALLIONS was published in Alexander the Great and the Mystery of the Elephant Medallions on page. This might make “Alexander the Great and the Mystery of the Elephant Medallions” sound like a confusion of ideas, but Holt shows a real skill in drawing together all the strands of his argument to produce an enthralling (and therefore enjoyable) s: 6.Alexander the Great and the Mystery of the Elephant Medallions these ancient artifacts have long animated the modern historical debate about Alexander.

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