Modern Historians about Macedonia – Peter Tsouras

 

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The macedonians were Greek in language and blood but did not share the city-state culture of the southern greeks who were quick to lump their cruder kinsmen with barbarians.

“Alexander: Invincible King of Macedonia” – Peter G Tsouras, page 3

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Alexander III was born on 20 July 356 B.C as heir of the Argead dynasty of the kingdom of Macedonia in northeastern Greece. His father, Philip II, was probably the most remarkable Greek military and political figure between Pericles and Alexander himself.

Alexander: Invincible King of Macedonia By Peter G. Tsouras, page 3

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Philip transformed Macedonia from a minor and constantly beleaguered state into the mistress of Hellas and created the magnificent weapon of war – the macedonian army

Alexander: Invincible King of Macedonia By Peter G. Tsouras, page 3

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Alexander’s royal ancestors hosted the artistic genious of Greece

Alexander: Invincible King of Macedonia By Peter G. Tsouras, page 4

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Younger than he, her [Olympias] beauty was already apparent and intoxicating. She was not the typical Greek woman whose glory was never to be spoken of. Red-haired and fiery by nature, she was a woman for whom power was an all-consuming pursuit

Alexander: Invincible King of Macedonia By Peter G. Tsouras, page 13

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