The History of Alexander the GreatI guess this has been out for a while, but it's the first time it popped up in my morning searches.
Being the Syriac Version of the Pseudo-Callisthenes
EDITOR AND TRANSLATOR: Ernest A. Wallis Budge
DATE PUBLISHED: July 2013
FORMAT: PaperbackISBN: 9781107631175
Originally published in 1889, this book by the highly esteemed Orientalist Ernest Wallis Budge is an edition of the Syriac version of the text by Pseudo-Callisthenes on the life of Alexander the Great, one of the earliest histories of the great Macedonian general. Also included are a brief biography of Alexander, an assessment of the varying versions of the Alexander story, and a copy of the Syriac source text with scholarly footnotes and comparisons among the various manuscripts. This book will be of value to Syriac students, Classicists and anyone with an interest in the confluence of East and West in the ancient world.
This version is a translation of a version of the Alexander Romance, on which more here (especially) and here and links. And for many other posts on Alexander and on his connection with ancient Jewish traditions, start here (cf. here) and follow the links.
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