Alexander the Great
According to Plutarch, Alexander was born on the sixth of Hecatombaeon (July) in
the year 356 B.C. He was the son of Philip, king of Macedon,and Olympias. Supposedly
on the day he was born the temple of Artemis burnt down, signifying his future glory. Not
much is known of the youth of Alexander. It is known that he was taught by Aristotle and
had a love of the Greek epic poems. One famous story from his youth is told in Plutarch's
life of Alexander. Philonius the Thessalian brought the horse Bucephalus to Philip
offering to sell him for thirteen talents.
Philip and hi…
- Alexander Hamilton
- Alexander the Great
- How did Alexander win the loyalty of those he conquered and was this important to him?
E-pasta adrese, uz kuru nosūtīt darba saiti:
Saite uz darbu: