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Alexander in Africa / edited by Philip Bosman.

Author/Creator:
Classical Association of South Africa. Biennial Conference (29th : 2011 : Grahamstown, South Africa), author.
Publication:
Pretoria : Classical Association of South Africa, 2014.
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 184 pages ; 23 cm.
Series:
Acta classica. Supplementum 5.
Acta classica. Supplementum, 0065-1141 ; V
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Subjects:
Alexander, the Great, 356 B.C.-323 B.C. -- Influence -- Congresses.
Africa -- Discovery and exploration -- Congresses.
Alexander, the Great, 356 B.C.-323 B.C.
Discoveries in geography.
Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.).
Africa.
Form/Genre:
Conference papers and proceedings.
Contents:
Alexander and Africa (332-331 BC and beyond) : the facts, the traditions and the problems / Daniel Ogden
Alexander in Egypt : considering the Egyptian evidence / Hugh Bowden
Callisthenes in Africa : the historian's role at Siwah and in the Proskynesis controversy / Frances Pownall
Founding Alexandria : Alexander the Great and the politics of memory / Timothy Howe
Demetrius the Besieger on the Nile / Pat Wheatley
The Alexander romance tradition from Egypt to Ethiopia / Sulochana Asirvatham
The fate of African material in the Greek and Byzantine tradition of the Alexander Romance / Corinne Jouanno
From Jerusalem to Timbuktu : the appropriation of Alexander the Great by national narratives / Adrian Tronson
Alexander and the unity of mankind : some Cape Town perspectives / John Atkinson.
Notes:
"The Alexander papers formed a running panel at the biennial Classical Association of South Africa Conference, which was hosted by Rhodes University that year [2011]."
Includes bibliographical references.
Contributor:
Bosman, Philip, editor.
OCLC:
904450122