Books by John Prevas

John Prevas, writer and adventurer, holds degrees in history, political science, psychology, and forensics and has taught the classics for the last fifteen years. He is the author of Hannibal Crosses the Alps and Xenophon's March. He lives in Florida.

Released: Jan. 1, 2005

"One of several recent books devoted to Alexander, thanks to interest spurred by a forthcoming Oliver Stone film: this is also one of the best—a welcome addition to the literature surrounding the renowned conqueror."
Young Alexander of Macedon may have been great. But, suggests this fluent study of his final years, he was also nutty, dipsomaniacal, and ragingly violent enough so that across the Near East he is still known as "the two-horned Satan" and "the accursed one." Read full book review >