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(d. 330 bc)

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Aristobulus

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Of Cassandreia, historian of Alexander (3) the Great, served with the king as a minor officer and in his old age, after Ipsus (301 bc), wrote an influential history of ...

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Craterus

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(d. 321 bc),

marshal of Alexander 2 the Great. First attested in charge of a Macedonian infantry battalion, he commanded the left of the phalanx at Issus and Gaugamela. After the...

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Hephaestion

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(d. 324 bc),

Macedonian noble. Perhaps the most intimate friend of Alexander 2 the Great, he came to prominence after the death of Philotas (330), when he shared command of the...

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Parmenion

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(c.400–330 bc),

Macedonian noble, the most respected general of Philip II. Active in senior command as early as 356, he headed the expeditionary force in Asia Minor (336) and eased...

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