The History of Alexander the Great : Being the Syriac Version of the Pseudo-Callisthenes Paperback / softback
Originally published in 1889, this book by the highly esteemed Orientalist Ernest Wallis Budge is an edition of the Syriac version of the text by Pseudo-Callisthenes on the life of Alexander the Great, one of the earliest histories of the great Macedonian general.
Also included are a brief biography of Alexander, an assessment of the varying versions of the Alexander story, and a copy of the Syriac source text with scholarly footnotes and comparisons among the various manuscripts.
This book will be of value to Syriac students, Classicists and anyone with an interest in the confluence of East and West in the ancient world.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 684 pages
- Publisher: Cambridge University Press
- Publication Date: 04/07/2013
- Category: Classical history / classical civilisation
- ISBN: 9781107631175