Who’s Who in the Age of Alexander and his Successors

From Chaironeia to Ipsos (338–301 BC)

Waldemar Heckel

The definitive biographical reference work on the life and campaigns of Alexander the Great.
Date Published :
August 2021
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Contributor(s) :
Peter G. Tsouras
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Binding. : Hardback
ISBN : 9781612009834
Pages : 336
Dimensions : 9 X 6 inches
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Waldemar Heckel has created a triumph of scholarship in his Who’s Who in the Age of Alexander and his Successors that will hold its place as the standard reference far into the future … the culmination of a half century of loving and skilled scholarship by a distinguished historian.'—Peter Tsouras

Who’s Who in the Age of Alexander and his Successors is a unique compilation of more than 1,150 concise biographies of the men and women involved in the life and campaigns of Alexander the Great, and the struggle for power after his death. From leading commanders in Alexander’s army to the nobles of the Persian Empire, and the many other individuals he encountered throughout his life and reign, these complete and balanced biographies by a renowned Canadian scholar are drawn from the literary and epigraphic sources of the age.

When the first edition of this volume was originally published in 2006 (with some 800 entries) it was acclaimed as a vital reference resource for anyone interested in the period; this second edition has been greatly expanded and substantially revised to widen the coverage of the human and political landscape in which Alexander moved. It is sure to be received as enthusiastically as its predecessor.

Who’s Who in the Age of Alexander and his Successors is the only work of its kind in English. It is an essential guide to a fascinating and pivotal historical era, and to one of history’s most successful military commanders.

About The Author

Waldemar Heckel is a Canadian historian. Internationally regarded as a researcher on Alexander the Great and his times, he has published numerous articles and books on related subjects, including The Conquests of Alexander the Great and The Marshals of Alexander's Empire. Until his retirement in late 2013, he taught as a professor of ancient history at the University of Calgary.

Peter Tsouras is a retired analyst of military all-source intelligence for the U.S. Government (National Ground Intelligence Center and the Defense Intelligence Agency). He is also a retired Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army Reserve and has written 30 books on military history and alternate military history as a military historian and biographer.


Foreword by Peter Tsouras
List of Abbreviations
The Biographies
Anonymous Individuals

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