Alexander the Great

The Man the Myth

By Professor Thomas Harrison, published 26th May 2016

In this podcast Professor Thomas Harrison of the University of St Andrews provides and introduction to Alexander the Great.

1. Introduction to Alexander the Great
2. The literary sources.
3. Contemporary sources.
4. Visual sources.
5. Unpicking the sources.
6. The destruction of Persepolis.
7. The problems of government.
8. The Opis Mutiny.
9. Who was Alexander the Great?

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