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Alexander: The Sands of Ammon (1998) [Novel]
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Series: Alexander of Macedon
Part: 2

Summary (From the publisher):

A thousand years after Agamemnon fought the Trojan War. Alexander, the king of Macedonia and descendant of Achilles, follows in the footsteps of Greek legend . He has gathered a mighty force to liberate the Greek cities of Asia -- from legendary Sardis and Miletus to Halicarnassus. But vengeance is just one of Alexander's ambitions.

Great oracles and loyal followers claim Alexander is more than mortal -- a powerful warrior, and insatiable scholar, a political genius. Yet,in battle after battle, one man blocks his way. Memnon of Rhodes, a Greek-born mercenary chosen by the Persian Great King to lead his vast army, is a cunning strategist who challenged Alexander's claim to the title of Lord of Asia. In Memnon, Alexander confronts an enemy who inspires his admiration. And in Memnon's wife, Barsine, he finds a woman who captures his heart. But neither bravery nor love can stem the tide of Alexander's destiny. For with Persia defeated, Alexander's thoughts turn to Egypt and beyond....

Original title: Alexandros: Le Sabbe Di Amon
Original languages: Italian


Genre: FictionHistoricalAncient World (Greece, Rome, etc)Greece

Edition #1: Alexander: The Sands of Ammon

Alexander: The Sands of Ammon (2001)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Iain Halliday
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Alexander: The Sands of Ammon (2001)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Pan
ISBN: 0330391712
Dimensions: x x
Pages: 496

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