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Conquest and Empire

A. B. Bosworth

Conquest and Empire

The Reign of Alexander the Great

by A. B. Bosworth

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • History,
  • Ancient Greece - History,
  • History: American,
  • Ancient Greece,
  • Alexander,,
  • Alexander,
  • History / Ancient / General,
  • 356-323 B.C,
  • Biography,
  • Generals,
  • Greece,
  • Macedonian Expansion, 359-323 B.C,
  • the Great,

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7737488M
    ISBN 100521343208
    ISBN 109780521343206

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Gameplay[ edit ] Players take turns, using their legions to conquer other provinces, for which they exact a tribute at the end of their turn measured in talentswhich pays for their military expenditures. In other regions, notably at the end of the 18th century, lands were wrenched out of the hands of other competing colonial powers that had already begun their self-imposed task of settlement.

When a poor old woman insisted that her case should be heard before him, and often caused him annoyance, he said he had no time to spare, whereupon she burst out, "Then give up being king.

He also advised him that, among the men of influence in the cities, he should make friends of both the good and the bad, and later he should use the former and abuse the latter.

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Cortes Marches Inland The first emissaries from the Aztecs arrived, bearing gifts and seeking information about these interlopers. Later technologies merely enlarged the scale of what had gone before. In some places that the British seized, they encountered resistance from local people who had lived there for centuries or, in some cases, since time began.

He is the epitome of a Conquest and Empire book soldier: dependable in a fight and does not question any orders given to him by a senior officer. The Macedonian army is examined in its role as the intrument of conquest, and its evolution during the reign is analyzed. Cato eventually learns of her death from Conquest and Empire book undisclosed illness in Britannia.

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