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Alexander the Great, reception of

Diana Spencer.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online November 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Early Christianity; Ancient Greek History; Byzantine Studies; Middle Eastern History; Classical Reception; Ancient Roman History. 13564 words.

What makes Alexander Great? His story has captured the imagination of authors, artists, philosophers, and politicians across more than two millennia. He has provided a point of convergence...

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Ptolemy(1), name of the Macedonian kings of Egypt

Dorothy J. Thompson, Albert Brian Bosworth, Theodore John Cadoux and Ernst Badian.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Ancient Greek History; Middle Eastern History; Ancient Roman History. 2654 words.

The name of all the Macedonian kings of Egypt.(‘Saviour’) (c. 367–282 bce) son of Lagus and Arsinoë, served *Alexander (3) the Great of Macedon as an experienced general and childhood friend. At Susa...

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