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(Ἀλέξαδρος; Aléxandros). Famous personalities:  Alexander the Great [4] (III.); the Philosopher Alexander [26] of Aphrodisias.

II. Associated Hellenistic ruling families

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[2] A. I. Macedonian king, 1st half of the 5th cent. BC

Son of  Amyntas [1] and his negotiator with  Darius. As Macedonian king he supported  Xerxes' invasion of Greece, but preten…

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Badian, Ernst (Cambridge, MA), Günther, Linda-Marie (Munich), Ameling, Walter (Jena), Mehl, Andreas (Halle/Saale), Schmitz, Winfried (Bielefeld), Bringmann, Klaus (Frankfurt/Main), Tinnefeld, Franz (Munich), Pressler, Frank (Heidelberg), Selzer, Christoph (Frankfurt/Main), Montanari, Franco (Pisa) et al., “Alexander”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 26 March 2023 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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