Alexander, the Great created the largest empire the world has ever known. On June 11, 323 BC, in the ancient city of Babylon, at the very height of his power and at only 32, he died suddenly of a mysterious illness. For centuries scholars have debated what really killed the man who was arguably history's most successful soldier. Now, with the help of the Los Angeles Police Department and scientists at the University of Southern California, Graham Phillips reveals compelling forensic evidence that Alexander, the Great was actually poisoned by a member of his court.
Phillips recreates the scene of the crime to reveal eight prime suspects, each with the motive and opportunity to have assassinated Alexander. He uncovers the maze of sexual intrigue, vicious power-play and romantic tragedy that led inevitably towards his death, ultimately, murderer is finally unveiled.
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 08 / 2007
- 146 x 228 x 24mm