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Philotas

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

A short tragedy (Ein Trauerspiel) written by G. E. Lessing in 1759 and published in the same year. Philotas, a king's son captured in battle, learns that his captor's son ...

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Aristobulus (1), of Cassandreia, Greek historian, 4th–3rd cent. BCE

Albert Brian Bosworth.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Ancient Greek History. 226 words.

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

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Charles O'Kelly

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(1621–1695), soldier and author of Macariae Excidium, or the Destruction of Cyprus (1692), a ‘secret’ history of the Williamite War masquerading as a translation of a work of one Philotas...

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Conspiracies

E. Badian.

in Alexander the Great in Fact and Fiction

September 2000; p ublished online January 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Classical History. 21129 words.

Alexander the Great, in one known case, believed in a conspiracy that did not exist, on the part of supporters of Cleitus. Anyone accused of suspecting conspiracies on the part of...

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Craterus

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

(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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Craterus (1), marshal of Alexander (3) the Great, d. 321 BCE

Albert Brian Bosworth.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Ancient Greek History. 231 words.

Craterus (1) (d. 321 bce), marshal of *Alexander (3) the Great. First attested in charge of a Macedonian infantry taxis, he commanded the left of the phalanx at *Issus and *Gaugamela. After the...

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Hephaestion

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

(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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Hephaestion (1), Macedonian noble and friend of Alexander (3) the Great, d. 324 BCE

Albert Brian Bosworth.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Ancient Greek History. 213 words.

Hephaestion (1) (d. 324 bce), Macedonian noble. Arguably the most intimate friend of *Alexander(3) the Great, he came to prominence after the death of *Philotas (330), when he shared...

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Parmenion

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

(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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Philotas

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

A short tragedy (Ein Trauerspiel) written by G. E. Lessing in 1759 and published in the same year. Philotas, a king's son captured in battle, learns that his captor's son ...

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Philotas

Edited by Henry Garland and Mary Garland.

in The Oxford Companion to German Literature

January 1997; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (European). 116 words.

a short tragedy (Ein Trauerspiel) written by G. E. Lessing in 1759 and published in the same year. Philotas, a

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