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From one of the most eminent biographers of the ancient world, here is the story that has intrigued readers for centuries--the young king of Macedonia who became known as one of the greatest military geniuses of all time.
Victor Davis Hanson wrote the Introduction to this Modern Library edition of Plutarch's The Life of Alexander the Great. He is an eminent military historian, classicist, and the author of many books, including The Western Way of War, Carnage and Culture, and An Autumn of War. He is a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institute, Stanford University, and a professor of Classics at the California State University, Fresno.