By Markus Stock
In the center a long time, the lifestyles tale of Alexander the nice used to be a well-traveled story. recognized in several 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 accrued in Alexander the nice within the heart Ages learn those extraordinary legends now not only as tales of conquest and discovery, but additionally as representations of otherness, migration, translation, cosmopolitanism, and diaspora.
Alongside reports of the Alexander legend in medieval and early smooth Latin, English, French, German, and Persian, Alexander the nice within the heart Ages breaks new flooring by way of reading rarer issues reminiscent of Hebrew Alexander romances, Coptic and Arabic Alexander fabrics, and early glossy Malay types of the Alexander legend. introduced jointly during this wide-ranging assortment, those essays testify to the long-lasting fascination and transcultural adaptability of medieval tales concerning the remarkable Macedonian leader.
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