Book cover of Demetrius: Sacker of Cities by James Romm
Ancient Civilizations

Demetrius: Sacker of Cities

The life of Demetrius (337–283 BCE) serves as a through-line to the forty years following the death of Alexander the Great (323–282 BCE), a time of unparalleled turbulence and instability in the ancient world. With no monarch able to take Alexander’s place, his empire fragmented into five pieces. […Learn More]