Out in paperback soon: “Alexander the Great. From His Death to the Present Day” by John Boardman

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Alexander the Great. From His Death to the Present Day

by John Boardman

Published by: Princeton University Press

Paperback edition out on: US Jun 15, 2021 – UK Jul 27, 2021

An elegant, concise, and generously illustrated exploration of Alexander the Great’s representations in art and literature through the ages

In this book, John Boardman, one of the world’s leading authorities on ancient Greece, looks beyond the life of Alexander the Great in order to examine the astonishing range of Alexanders created by generations of authors, historians, and artists throughout the world—from Scotland to China. John Boardman draws on his deep knowledge of Alexander and the ancient world to reflect on the most interesting and emblematic depictions of this towering historical figure. From Alexander’s biographers in ancient Greece to the illustrated Alexander “Romances” of the Middle Ages to operas, films, and even modern cartoons, this generously illustrated volume takes readers on a fascinating journey.

John Boardman is a Fellow of the British Academy and a Senior Research Associate at the University of Oxford’s Beazley Archive. He is Professor Emeritus of Classical Art and Archaeology at Lincoln College, Oxford, and former Assistant Keeper at the Ashmolean Museum. His many books include The Greeks Overseas, The History of Greek Vases, and The Greeks in Asia.

Price: $19.95 / £16.99
ISBN: 978-0691217444
Published (US): Jun 15, 2021
Published (UK): Jul 27, 2021
Pages: 176
Size: 6.13 x 9.25 in.
Illus: 16 color + 36 b/w illus.

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