Alexander the Great


Research Paper Proposal


Course Number: SS183


Section: C


Topic: Alexander the Great


Provisional Thesis: Alexander the Great had created new realities of power in barely a dozen years as king of Macedon. To the kings of Egypt, the dynasty of the Ptolemies, Alexander was a symbol of power and authority by laying down foundations of the new Greek world.


Provisional Bibliography:


\'Mortimer Wheeler, Flames Over Persepolis: Turning-point in History (New York:Reynal & Company Inc., 1968).


Aegean Rivals, The Persians Imperial Greece: Empires Their Rise and Fall (Boston, Massachusetts:Boston Publishing Company, Inc., 1986).


Joyce Milton, Sunrise of Power: Alexander and the World of Hellenism (Boston, Massachusettes: Boston Publishing Company, Inc.,1986).


Alessandro Bausani, The Persians (New York: St. Martin\'s Press, 1971).


W.H.D. Rouse, The March Up Country (New York"The University of Michigan Press, 1958).