The House of Death

The House of Death

A Mystery of Alexander the Great

Book - 2001
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It is 334 BC and the young Alexander waits with his troops by the Hellespont, poised to attack the empire of the great Persian king, Darius III. To win the approval of the gods for his enterprise he makes many offerings, yet the smoke does not rise, the sacrifices are tainted. Worse, his guides are being brutally murdered, Persian spies are in the camp, and Alexande
Into this turmoil comes Telamon, a physician, and boyhood friend of Alexander. As the climax builds and Alexander throws off his nervous fears, winning a brilliant and bloody triumph over the Persians, Telamon at last succeeds in uncovering their enemies.

Publisher: London : Constable, 2001
Description: xii, 276 p. : map
ISBN: 9781841193021
Branch Call Number: Dohe


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