By Markus Stock
In the center a long time, the lifestyles tale of Alexander the good was once a well-traveled story. identified in different models, a lot of them derived from the traditional Greek Alexander Romance, it used to be instructed and re-told all through Europe, India, the center East, and principal Asia. The essays accumulated in Alexander the good within the heart Ages learn those impressive legends no longer only as tales of conquest and discovery, but additionally as representations of otherness, migration, translation, cosmopolitanism, and diaspora.
Alongside experiences of the Alexander legend in medieval and early glossy Latin, English, French, German, and Persian, Alexander the good within the center Ages breaks new floor by means of analyzing rarer themes reminiscent of Hebrew Alexander romances, Coptic and Arabic Alexander fabrics, and early glossy Malay models of the Alexander legend. introduced jointly during this wide-ranging assortment, those essays testify to the iconic fascination and transcultural adaptability of medieval tales in regards to the amazing Macedonian leader.
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