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Who's Who in the Age of Alexander the Great: Prosopography of…

by Waldemar Heckel

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Achaemenid Empire

Admetus of Macedon

Aeropus of Lyncestis

Agathon (son of Tyrimmas)


Coeranus of Beroea

Crates (engineer)

Demaratus (hetairos)

Demetrius (somatophylax)

Demetrius (son of Althaemenes)

Demetrius (son of Pythonax)




Phila of Elimeia

Phila of Thebes

Philip (son of Menelaus)

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"Containing over 800 concise biographies of individuals known from the literary and epigraphic sources for the age of Alexander, this book is the only complete collection of its kind available in English. The entries range from leading commanders in Alexander's army to the nobles and regional leaders of the Persian empire whom he encountered on his epic campaign. The most significant figures receive detailed coverage, and all entries contain references to the ancient sources. Brief biographies of Alexander himself and his father, Philip II, are also included."--BOOK JACKET. Also includes map of Alexander?s campaign 334-323 BC, entries on Attalus, Aristotle, Antigenes, Anntipater, Antigonus, Cassander, Cleitus, Cleopatra, Coenus, Craterus, Darius, Demosthenes, Eumenes, Harpalus, Hephaestion, Leonnatus, Lysimachus, Meleager, Nearchus, Neaptolemus, Olympias, Parmenion, Peithon, Perdiccas, Peucestas, Philotas, Phocion (Phokion), Polyperchon (Polypercon, Polysperchon), Ptolemy, Seleucus. Includes information on anonymous women (including women of the Persian aristocracy, aristocratic women from Bactria Sogdiana, women of the Macedonian aristocracy, Indian women, etc.) and anonymous men (including members of the Persian aristocracy, members of the Indian nobility, other prominent barbarians, prominent Macedonians and Greeks, etc.).… (more)

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