|aAlexander the Great in fact and fiction /|cedited by A.B. Bosworth and E.J. Baynham.
|aOxford ;|aNew York :|bOxford University Press,|c2000.
|aviii, 370 p. :|bill. ;|c23 cm.
|a"This book originated in a symposium on Alexander the Great, held at the University of Newcastle (NSW, Australia) in July 1997"--Prelim. p.
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. -352) and index.
|aA tale of two empires: Hernan Cortes and Alexander the Great / Brian Bosworth -- Conspiracies / E. Badian -- Alexander the Great and Panhellenism / Michael Flower -- Alexander the Great and the kingdom of Asia / Ernst Fredricksmeyer -- Hephaestion's pyre and the royal hunt of Alexander / Olga Palagia -- Ptolemy and the will of Alexander / Brian Bosworth -- A baleful birth in Babylon: the significance of the prodigy in the Liber de morte: an investigation of genre / Elizabeth Baynham -- Artifice and Alexander history / Elizabeth Carney -- Polybius and Alexander historiography / Richard Billows -- Originality and its limits in the Alexander sources of the early empire / John Atkinson.