Biographies & Memoirs

Alexander the Great: Makers of History

Alexander the Great: Makers of History

Alexander the Great is part of Makers of History, a 19th century biography series by two brothers Jacob and John S.C. Abbott. Reprinted by Canon Press, these biographies have been edited and brought up-to-date for readers twelve and up. Not only are these editions given vintage style paperback covers, but they also include introductions that explain where these men and women fit into the timeline of history.

Chapter I. Alexander's Childhood and Youth

Chapter II. Beginning of His Reign

Chapter III. The Reaction

Chapter IV. Crossing the Hellespont

Chapter V. Campaign in Asia Minor

Chapter VI. Defeat of Darius

Chapter VII. The Siege of Tyre

Chapter VIII. Alexander in Egypt

Chapter IX. The Great Victory

Chapter X. The Death of Darius

Chapter XI. Deterioration of Character

Chapter XII. Alexander's End