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Alexander the Great (356 BCE)

The son of Philip II of Macedon, Alexander was tutored by Aristotle and became king at 20. One of the greatest generals in ancient history, he conquered much of Greece and Persia before his troops mutinied at the prospect of having to sack India as well. At the age of 33, he died of a fever on his way home after more than a decade of conquest. His empire was the greatest that had existed until that time and spread Hellenism far and wide. What city did Alexander name after his horse? More...
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Alexander the Great (356 BCE)
The son of Philip II of Macedon, Alexander was tutored by Aristotle and became king at 20. One of the greatest generals in ancient history, he conquered much of Greece and Persia before his troops mutinied at the prospect of having to sack India as well. At the age of 33, he died of a fever on his way home after more than a decade of conquest. His empire was the greatest that had existed until that time and spread Hellenism far and wide.
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According to legend, Bucephalus ate men

In the Alexander Romance, a collection of legends about the famous king, Alexander was the child of a god – and he needed a horse to match. Friends of his mortal dad, Philip II, found a giant, man-eating colt and decided to give him to the lord of Macedonia, dubbing him “more beautiful and faster than Pegasus or than Arion.” The horse was given the name “Bucephalus,” which meant “bull-headed,” “because on its thigh was branded the head of a bull,” according to the Alexander Romance. Since Bucephalus ate people, he was used to execute criminals until Philip requested a prophecy from the Oracle of Delphi about who would rule after him. The oracle responded, “The one who, mounting the horse Bucephalus, shall ride him through the city of Pella [capital of Macedonia].” And when Alexander came across Bucephalus, the horse prostrated himself before the youth; mastering the man-eater, Alexander mounted Bucephalus. When Philip found out about his “son” being the prophesied ruler of his kingdom, he said to Alex, “Alexander, ruler of the world, I salute you.”

Alexander loved Bucephalus so much that he named a city after him

According to Strabo’s Geography, Alexander, like every Greek hero, founded a lot of cities while on his military escapades. One of these towns in India he called Bucephalia, after – you guessed it – Bucephalus! Pliny the Elder stated that the city was built around Bucephalus’s tomb.
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