Anonymous, On Alexander the Great (1125)
(6,509 words)

First published online in August 2017.

To be published in print in: Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker Continued. Part IV A. Biography, A 8 Anonymous Papyri, ed. D. Obbink (Oxford), J. Brusuelas (Oxford), Stefan Schorn (Leuven); Brill (Leiden, Boston).

Introduction/ Biographical Essay

A prose text on Alexander, written across the fibers, including a prologue describing the correct methodology for reporting facts of his life. The text contains some notes on Alexander’s pedigree and…

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Perale, Marco, “Anonymous, On Alexander the Great (1125)”, in: Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker Part IV, General Editor: Stefan Schorn (Leuven) (2011 onwards), Guido Schepens (Leuven) (1998-2010). Consulted online on 20 September 2018 <>

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