Chapter 6. Meeting the Distant Threat

  1. Carol G. Thomas

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774236.ch6

Alexander the Great in his World

Alexander the Great in his World

How to Cite

Thomas, C. G. (2007) Meeting the Distant Threat, in Alexander the Great in his World, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774236.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631232452

Online ISBN: 9780470774236

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Keywords:

  • achaemenid empire;
  • mesopotamian states;
  • philosophy;
  • sovereignty;
  • achaemenid kingship

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Creation of the Achaemenid Empire

  • Further Expansion

  • Comparison of the Persian Empire with the Macedonian Kingdom

  • Knowledge of one Another