The following text is an excerpt from j f c fuller’s the generalship of alexander the great (rutgers, nj: rutgers university press, 1960), pp 308–311 the quote from hermann rauschning’s fraudulent book hitler speaks does not invalidate fuller’s argument. J f c fuller wrote on military theory, military history and the occult the black arts, yoga, and star in the west are by the same author as the generalship of alexander the great. This study reviews the battles and campaigns of alexander the great for his use of combined arms tactics the study reviews the ancient world from the perspective of the macedonia empire along with the major personalities of its allies and rivals. Jfc fuller has 49 books on goodreads with 3897 ratings jfc fuller’s most popular book is the generalship of alexander the great. Alexander the great was the first grand strategist what is remarkable about his conquests is the methodical way he went about defeating his enemies first he secured his home base by defeating the balkan tribes and obliterating thebes.
Check out pictures, bibliography, and biography of j f c fuller online shopping from a great selection at books store amazoncouk try prime books go the generalship of alexander the great 5 feb 2004 by jfc fuller paperback £1399 prime eligible for free uk delivery. How 'great' was alexander as a military commander the secondary historiography it is almost universally-accepted that, whatever his limitations as a person or a ruler, alexander was a brilliant general the military historian jfc fuller (1960) reviewed his military abilities, drawing especial attention to his inspirational leadership of an. This essay was later published in book form in 1907 as the star in the west after this he became an enthusiastic the generalship of alexander the great (london: eyre & spottiswoode d a churchill-by a highly critical contemporary: jfc fuller's assessment of winston churchill as grand strategist, 1939-1945 global war.
The most famous macedonian is alexander the great and has given macedonia a glorious legacy in 1942, a collection of slavs broke off from yugoslavia and named themselves macedonia and was ruled by a fascist named tito. Jfc fuller's alexander the great the value of history which truly helps the student, historian, or even the reader at leisure the importance of understanding alexander and what he accomplished which was so enormously monumental some 2300 years ago in a place on the other side of the planet. As a historian, jfc fuller depicts alexander the great of macedon with clear concise information with many new revisions of the life and times of alexander, fuller’s work seems to be lacking some of the new questions, and findings posed.
J f c fuller was a british military officer, author, advocate of tank warfare and supporter and sympathizer of nazi read this biography to get details about his childhood, life, profile and timeline. Augustus and alexander the great the earlier of these two men was alexander the great, records indicate that he was born in the summer of 356 bc alexander was the son of philip ii, king of macedonia, and olympias. Alexander the great alexander the great, alexander iii of macedon, king of macedonia, was born in july 356 bc in pella, macedonia he was one of the greatest military geniuses in history he was one of the greatest military geniuses in history. Jfc fuller was a 20th century british military officer, author, advocate of tank warfare and supporter of fascist movements born on september 1, 1878, in chichester, england, jfc fuller.
Alexander the great was a conqueror and king of macedonia prior to the hellenistic period he succeeded to the throne after phillip ii of macedon’s death brought his reign to an end. Pg 2 7 in part iii there shall be three theory papers and one practical maximum marks shall be 35/50 for ba and bsc respectively. A book that is a bit heavier on the military side of things would be great there are so many books on alexander but i can't find one that. Jfc fuller's alexander the great the generalship of alexander the great by jfc fuller is by chance one of the most accurate depictions of alexander the great by a contemporary historian the reason for this is quite simple. Kind of amusing, since jc was one of the most mobile of roman commanders, albeit not in league of alexander the great, which jfc fuller idolized but, he did achieve some remarkable things, pity he had to try to fit his ww i experiences into his history writings.
The generalship of alexander the great is not primarily a biography but rather, as the title indicates, an analysis of the macedonian's generalship and statesmanship writing the art of war was the same in alexander's day as it is now j f c fuller presents the campaigns and policies of the macedonian as examples from which to derive. Fuller's ideas on mechanized warfare continued to be influential in the lead-up to the second world war, ironically less with his countrymen than with the nazis, notably heinz guderian who spent his own money to have fuller's provisional instructions for tank and armoured car training translated [8. Wars of alexander the great (redirected from conquests of alexander the great ) the wars of alexander the great were fought by king alexander iii of macedon (the great), first against the achaemenid persian empire under darius iii , and then against local chieftains and warlords as far east as punjab , india. Fuller was born in 1878, in chichester, west sussex, this essay was later published in book form in 1907 as the star in the west after this he became an enthusiastic supporter of crowley, joining his magical order, the generalship of alexander the great (eyre & spottiswoode, london, 1958.
The_generalship_of_alexander_the_great free download pdf uploaded by evie edison on september 20 2018 this is a pdf of the_generalship_of_alexander_the_great that visitor could be safe this with no registration on theotherpaworg. Alexander the great by philip freeman is a good read it's directed at laymen and thus is less dry than most strictly academic works i can only answer for what freeman's work says, so if he was wrong, i hope someone can post a correction. The generalship of alexander the great (englisch) jfc fuller's who is a preeminent military historian vividly portrays lightening successes of alexander the great as his forces cascaded across europe and asia as he conquered the known world fuller breaks the book into 2 parts where he discuses the overall character, training and strategy.
The legend of alexander the great on greek and roman coins new york: routledge, 2007, 129-30 & plate 15  in the fragmentary accusative ton sebast[_] is some form of the basic meanings of “veneration, honor or reverence”, also often used in reference to an emperor. Alexander the great accomplished this feat with a small army-no more than 40,000 men-and a constellation of bold, revolutionary ideas about the conduct of war and the nature of government in a style both clear and witty, fuller imparts the many sides to alexander's genius and the full extent of his empire, stretching from india to egypt. Alexander pope essay life and times of alexander the great introduction alexander the great made an impact on world history that few individuals can profess to have done he ruled all of the known world, and one of the largest empires ever his men were the first westerners to encounter tales of the yeti.