Alexander the Great at Bactra: A Burning Question

Frank L. Holt


Scholars have generally claimed that Alexander the Great’s extraordinary order that his army burn all of its non-essential personal possessions occurred in Hyrcania, on the eve of the Bactrian invasion. The evidence, however, shows that the event more likely happened at Bactra several years later, at the end of the Bactrian campaign.

Słowa kluczowe: Alexander the Great, Hyrcania, Bactria, India, logistics.

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