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The First European
by Pierre Briant
Harvard University Press, 2017
eISBN: 978-0-674-97284-1 | Cloth: 978-0-674-65966-7
Library of Congress Classification DF234.2.B74713 2017
Dewey Decimal Classification 938.0707204

ABOUT THIS BOOK | TOC
ABOUT THIS BOOK
Enlightenment thinkers, searching for ancient models to understand contemporary affairs, were the first to critically interpret Alexander the Great’s achievements. As Pierre Briant shows, in their minds Alexander was the first European: an empire builder who welcomed trade with the “Orient” and brought Western civilization to its oppressed peoples.
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