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PLUTARCH: Alexander the Great

PLUTARCH: Alexander

  • Alexander’s father is Philip II of Macedon. Alexander’s mother is Olympias. The night before the consummation of Philip and Olympias’ marriage, Olympias dreamed a thunderbolt fell upon her body, which kindled a great fire, whose divided flames dispersed themselves all about, and then were extinguished. Continue reading PLUTARCH: Alexander the Great