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Alexander By Jacob Abbott
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Alexander the Great is part of Makers of History, a 19th century biography series by two brothers Jacob and John S.C. Abbott. It tells a thrilling story of one of the most remarkable figures in... More > history. Recounts how Alexander ascended the Macedonian throne at the age of 20, overthrew his rival claimants, and then began preparations for the expedition against Persia. After defeating Darius, he proceeded to Egypt where he founded Alexandria, then turned back into Asia, where he subdued the most powerful nations, and in a span of eleven years conquered almost all of the known world. But, as his fortunes rose, his character deteriorated, and he died unexpectedly at the age of 33.< Less
Alexander By Samuel Pelton
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“They say that the ghost of this man haunts these woods, seeking revenge on all women for the heart that was broken inside of him..." Alexander was born deformed. All he has known is... More > hatred and abuse. Yet he yearns for affection and love. When he falls for someone unattainable, will it be the last straw? This is a novella written in a unique time order, beginning at one point and moving backwards in time until finally jumping ahead to the end. Thrilling and moving, it is a story of judgment and love, of redemption and forgiveness.< Less
Alexander By Samuel Pelton
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“They say that the ghost of this man haunts these woods, seeking revenge on all women for the heart that was broken inside of him..." Alexander was born deformed. All he has known is... More > hatred and abuse. Yet he yearns for affection and love. When he falls for someone unattainable, will it be the last straw? This is a novella written in a unique time order, beginning at one point and moving backwards in time until finally jumping ahead to the end. Thrilling and moving, it is a story of judgment and love, of redemption and forgiveness.< Less
Alexander Skarsgard By Lila Kittrina
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A calender full of photos of Alexander Skarsgard!
Alexander Hamilton By Charles A. Conant
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Alexander Hamilton By Charles A. Conant. Published by HOUGHTON, MIFFLIN AND COMPANY in October, 1901. Charles Arthur Conant was an American journalist, author, and promoter who became recognized as... More > an expert on banking and finance.< Less
Alexander the Great By Jacob Abbott
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Alexander the Great was one of the most successful military commanders in history, and was undefeated in battle. By the time of his death, he had conquered most of the world known to the ancient... More > Greeks. Alexander the Great is one of many biographies aimed at young people written by Jacob Abbott and his brother. The biographies are written in such a way that makes them appealing and easily accessible to everyone.< Less
Austin and Alexander By William A. Hamilton
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This book provides not only a genealogy of the Austin and Alexander families in America but connects those families to sixteen titled families in Europe. These families provide a direct linear... More > ancestry back to 10 kings of England, 11 kings of Scotland, 16 kings of France of which 2 were also Holy Roman Emperors, 1 king of Germany, 2 kings of Sweden and 4 Grand Princes of Kiev, precursors of the Tzars of Russia. In addition, the same direct line includes 13 Christian saints from England, France, Germany, Russia, Sweden and Scotland, including Saint Margaret, the patron Saint of Scotland. Not including more than one “Adam Chart” that purportedly traces the family all the way back to the biblical Adam and Eve, this genealogy traces the family at least as far back as the year 415 AD.< Less
Alexander's Lovers By Andrew Chugg
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Alexander’s Lovers reveals the personality of Alexander the Great through the mirror of the lives of those with whom he pursued romantic relationships, including his friend Hephaistion, his... More > queen Roxane, his mistress Barsine & Bagoas the Eunuch. Did you know that Alexander got the idea of adopting Persian dress from a book he read in his youth? Had you realised that Alexander’s pursuit of divine honours was part of his emulation of Achilles, that Bagoas undertook a diplomatic mission or that Hephaistion’s diplomacy kept Athens from joining a Spartan rebellion? Are you aware that Aetion’s painting of Alexander’s marriage depicted Hephaistion & Bagoas as well as Roxane and really depicted the King’s passions? Which girl was betrothed to Alexander’s son? Would it surprise you that Alexander’s mourning for Hephaistion was conducted according to models from Homer and Euripides? If you would like to get to know Alexander on a more personal level, then you need to read this book. Second edition, revised & updated.< Less
Alexander's Lovers By Andrew Chugg
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Alexander’s Lovers is the eagerly awaited second book by the author of The Lost Tomb of Alexander the Great (see www.alexanderstomb.com) and will surely prove no less fascinating a read for... More > those with an interest in the King. It is an exploration of Alexander’s character through the mirror of the lives of the people with whom he pursued romantic relationships, including his friend Hephaistion, his queen Roxane, his mistress Barsine and Bagoas the Eunuch. Alexander’s Lovers is aimed at the large range of Alexander enthusiasts who have been frustrated to find his rather intriguing love life relegated to little more than embarrassed footnotes in the conventional histories of his career. It is also rendered accessible to a wider audience with a casual interest in Alexander, through the incorporation of an 18,000-word prologue providing a concise introductory biography of the King. (Includes 44 images)< Less
Time for Alexander By Jennifer Macaire
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Ashley is a one of the elite, a time-travel journalist who has fought to prove herself in a world that that believes her road in life was paved by her parents' money and her title.   After... More > winning a prestigious award she is chosen to travel through time and interview a historical figure. Choosing her childhood hero Alexander the Great, she is sent back in time for less than a day to find and interview a man whose legend has survived to the present day. He mistakes her for Persephone, goddess of the dead, and kidnaps her, stranding her in his own time.< Less