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Ancient historians about Macedonia – Ammianus Marcellinus

Ancient historians about Macedonia – Ammianus Marcellinus

Ammianus Marcellinus (325/330–after 391) was a fourth-century Roman historian. His is the second-to-last major historical account written during Antiquity (the last was written by Procopius). His work chronicled in Latin the history of Rome from 96 to 378, although only the sections covering the period 353–378 are extant. “The frontier of the East stretching straight forward for a great distance, […]

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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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