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Contents Preface List of Abbreviations List of Illustrations Introduction 1. Nativity: Egyptian origins (356 BC) 2. Golden Vines, Golden Bowls and temples of Fire: the Persian Versions 3. Cities of Alexander: Jews and Arabs adopt the hero 4. The Marvels of India (329-326 BC) 5. 'How Much Land Does A Man Need?' Alexander's encounter with the Brahmans (326 BC) 6. Alexander as Inventor and Sage 7. Alexander among Women 8. The Search for Immortality 9. The Unclean Nations and the End of Time 10. Death in Babylon (323 BC) 11. Afterlife I: The Medieval Alexander 12. Afterlife II: Alexander the Greek Epilogue Notes Bibliography Index
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Alexander, the Great, 356-323 B.C. -- Romances -- History and criticism.