TITLE

Alexander the infected

PUB. DATE
October 1998
SOURCE
Discover;Oct98, Vol. 19 Issue 10, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the historical speculation surrounding the death of Alexander the Great. His death on June 10, 323 B.C. in Babylon after returning from his campaigns in India; The suggestion that typhoid fever killed Alexander; Highlights from historical accounts; Background information on Alexander.
ACCESSION #
1062832

 

Related Articles

  • ALEXANDER THE GAY? Alvear, Michael // Gay Times (09506101);Jan2005, Issue 316, p39 

    Speculates on the sexual preference of historical figure Alexander. Relationship between Alexander and Hephaestion; Effects of the death of Hephaestion on Alexander; Proofs that Alexander was gay.

  • Death in Babylon: Alexander the Great and Iberian Empire in the Muslim Orient. RODRIGUEZ, BRETTON // Comitatus: A Journal of Medieval & Renaissance Studies;2011, Vol. 42, p226 

    The article reviews the book "Death in Babylon: Alexander the Great and Iberian Empire in the Muslim Orient," by Vincent Barletta.

  • The Diadochi delivered. Boyle, Brendan // New Criterion;Oct2011, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p73 

    The article reviews the book "Ghost on the Throne: The Death of Alexander the Great & the War for Crown & Empire," by James Romm.

  • Death in Babylon: Alexander the Great and Iberian Empire in the Muslim Orient. Hamilton, Michelle // Speculum;Jul2013, Vol. 88 Issue 3, p754 

    The article reviews the book "Death in Babylon: Alexander the Great and Iberian Empire in the Muslim Orient," by Vincent Barletta.

  • GHOST ON THE THRONE The Death of Alexander the Great and the War for Crown and Empire.  // Kirkus Reviews;8/1/2011, Vol. 79 Issue 15, p1333 

    The article reviews the book "Ghost on the Throne: The Death of Alexander the Great and the War for Crown and Empire," by James Romm.

  • Ghost on the Throne: The Death of Alexander the Great and the War for Crown and Empire. Heller, Margaret // Library Journal;9/1/2011, Vol. 136 Issue 14, p119 

    The article reviews the book "Ghost on the Throne: The Death of Alexander the Great and the War for Crown and Empire," by James Romm.

  • Alexander the Great and West Nile virus encephalitis. Marr, John S.; Calisher, Charles H. // Emerging Infectious Diseases;Dec2003, Vol. 9 Issue 12, p1599 

    Alexander the Great died in Babylon in 323 BC. His death at age 32 followed a 2-week febrile illness. Speculated causes of death have included poisoning, assassination, and a number of infectious diseases. One incident, mentioned by Plutarch but not considered by previous investigators, may shed...

  • A great find?  // Time International (South Pacific Edition);2/13/95, Issue 6, p36 

    Reports on doubts and criticisms of the claims of a team of Greek archaeologists that they had found the tomb of Alexander the Great, King of Macedonia, in Egypt's Western dessert. Artifacts found by the archaeologists; Scholars' theory on the site of Alexander's tomb.

  • To the ends of the Earth. Wood, Michael; Wallace, David // Geographical (Campion Interactive Publishing);Jun97, Vol. 69 Issue 6, p21 

    Traces the routes taken by Alexander the Great's army. Descendants of the survivors of the Macedonian army living in the Hindu Kush; Alexander's journey as an act of exploration and war; Secret route up the Zagros Mountain in Iran; Crossing of the Khawak Pass; Alexander as a folk hero in the...

  • Alexander: The great reconciler. Blohm, Craig E. // Calliope;Sep/Oct90, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p11 

    Features Alexander the Great, son of King Philip of Macedonia, and born in 356 B.C. Alexander's defeat of King Darius III of Persia, overthrowing the Persian tyrants and liberating the cities of Asia; Founding of numerous cities which became islands of Greek culture in a sea of Asian customs;...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics