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In the Footsteps of Herakles

Ory Amitay

in From Alexander to Jesus

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520266360
eISBN:
9780520948174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266360.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

In the winter of 330/329, Alexander the Great crossed the Hindu Kush from southwest to northeast and found a cave, an eagle's aerie, and the marks of chains. Alexander and his men recognized the ... More


Persianizing and the Internal Enemy

Waldemar Heckel

in In the Path of Conquest: Resistance to Alexander the Great

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190076689
eISBN:
9780197501146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190076689.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

Not all resistance to the Conqueror came from the peoples who were invaded by the Macedonians. Indeed, there was opposition within the army, particularly among the officer class. The purpose of the ... More


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