Category: Biographies

Cleopatra VII Thea Philopator Queen of Egypt

  Cleopatra VII Thea Philopator Queen of Egypt Date Place Source Born : – Ruled 51-30 BC – Died : – 30 BC – Ref. : 1528 Father Mother Ptolemy XII Auletes King of Egypt Cleopatra V Tryphaena Princess of Egypt Marriage Children – Gaius JULIUS CAESAR (the Great) of Rome – – Caesarion of Rome – Mark Anthony Triumvir […]

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The controversy over Cleopatra’s race  – Collection of Scholar Sources

The controversy over Cleopatra’s race – Collection of Scholar Sources

Two thousand years after her death Cleopatra still has political relevance, and arguments over her racial heritage – was Cleopatra black or white? – inspire fierce debate, with ‘black’ variously defi ned as meaning of Egyptian origin, or a person from non-Mediterranean Africa, or any person of colour, and ‘white’ usually being equated with Greek. Th ese defi nitions in […]

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Πύρρος της Ηπείρου

Ο Πύρρος της Ηπείρου, (318 – 272 π.Χ.) ήταν Βασιλιάς της Ηπείρου και μέλος του Βασιλικού οίκου των Μολοσσών, των Αιακιδών. Πατέρας του ήταν ο Ηπειρώτης Αιακίδης και μητέρα του, η Φθία απο την Θεσσαλία. Ο  Αιακίδης εκδιώχτηκε απο τον θρόνο της Ηπείρου και ο ίδιος ο Πύρρος σώθηκε απο πιστούς υπηρέτες που τον παράδωσαν στην Ηπειρώτισσα Πριγκήπισσα Βέροια [1], σύζυγο […]

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Alexander The Great Biography- The Path to Deification

Alexander The Great Biography- The Path to Deification

Alexander The Great – The Path to Deification “Military Review” Magazine    By Dr. Evangellos Tzahos Civil Engineer NTUA CONTENTS Introduction Crossing of Hellespont (Dardanelles) The Battle at Granikos The Conquest of Asia Minor To Cilycia The Battle at Issos The Conquest of Phoenicia and Egypt The Battle at Gaugamela The Conquest of Persepolis The East Satrapies Conquest The Indian […]

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Biographies – Lysimachus

Biographies – Lysimachus

Lysimachus – Photo from www.mlahanas.de Lysimachus c. 361-281B.C. (Gr: Lysimachos) was son of Agathocles, a Thessalian from Crannon who moved with his family in Macedonia and became a flaterrer of king Philip. Lysimachos himself was born in Pella and his brothers were Philip, Autodicus and possibly Alcimachus. Lysimachos was a member of Alexanders’ companion cavalry who distinguished himself in India. […]

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Philip II of Macedon

Philip II of Macedon

The famous king (Βασιλεύς) of ancient Macedonia and father of Alexander the Great, Philip II was born in 383/82 BC. He was son of the king Amyntas III and queen Eurydice. His brothers were Alexander II, Perdiccas III and Eurynoe, while he had also 3 half brothers, the sons of Gygaea,  namely Menelaus, Arrhidaeus and Archelaus. [1] Early Life In 368 […]

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Alcetas I of Epirus

ALCETAS I. (Greek: Αλκέτας), king of Epirus. He was the son of Tharypus. For some reason or other, which we are not informed of, he was expelled from his kingdom, and took refuge with the elder Dionysius, tyrant of Syracuse, by whom he was reinstated. After his restoration we find him the ally of the Athenians, and of Ja’son, the Tagus […]

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