1. Chronological overview
4. Macedon and Philip II
5. Alexander's Youth
6. The Assassination of Philip II
7. Alexander Seizes Power
8. The Macedonian Army
9. The Persian Empire
10. Alexander's Campaigns
11. Alexander Rules his Empire
12. Alexander's Legacy
Commentaries on the Sources
1. Plutarch's account of
Siculus on the Assassination of Philip II
on Alexander's invasion up to the battle of the Granicus
on the Gordian Knot
on the siege of Tyre
and Plutarch on the battle of Gaugamela
and Plutarch on the death of Cleitus
on Callisthenes and proskynesis
Arrian on Alexander's Government
and the Weddings at Susa
Arrian on the Death of Hephaestion
Plutarch on the Death of Alexander
Arrian's Assessment of Alexander
Themes for Debate
1. Alexander's influences – Nature or Nurture?
How 'Great' was Alexander as a Military Commander?
Alexander’s Aims – Grand Design or Growing Ambition?
Alexander and his Companions
How Real was the 'Policy of Fusion'?
Questions concerning Alexander’s Divinity
7. How 'Great' was Alexander the Great?