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Modern Historians – The Pan-Hellenic Crusade of Alexander the Great

Modern Historians - The Pan-Hellenic Crusade of Alexander the Great

*Ulrich Wilcken, “Alexander the Great (The Norton Library) ”, page 89 Alexander undertook as his first duty the liberation of the Greek cities of Asia Minor from the Persian yoke. page 91 Everywhere the liberation from Persian rule was greeted with enthusiasm, and Alexander celebrated as the liberator. page 94 The first point of the Panhellenic program had been quickly achieved: […]

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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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