Chapter abstracts are short descriptions of events that occur in each chapter. They highlight major plot events and detail the important relationships and characteristics of characters and objects. The Chapter Abstracts can be used to review what the students have read, or to prepare the students for what they will read. Hand the abstracts out in class as a study guide, or use them as a "key" for a class discussion. They are relatively brief, but can serve to be an excellent refresher of the text for either a student or teacher.
Book 1 Abstract
* In the Campaigns of Alexander, Arrian intends to provide the most accurate and complete account of Alexander the Great's conquests.
Book 2 Abstract
* The controversial assassination of Philip of Macedon allows Alexander to take the throne at age twenty.
Book 3 Abstract
* Forming a Macedonian army and attacking Thrace is Alexander's top priority as the new...
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