Today, it is exactly 2372 years ago that Alexander was born in
. His mother was Olympias of Pella , who had recently married Philip II of Macedonia. The Macedonian kingdom was at the rise and Philip made sure to create one to be reckoned with. Epirus
[Incense burner of the god Men or of Alexander the Great found at Amisos, TK.
1st century BC-1st century AD. MRAH, Brussels]
Unknown at that time was Alexander’s destiny. However, he was meant to conquer the then-known world in only twelve years and truly deserves to be called Alexander the Great.
Who else in history has achieved so much in such a short timeframe and who else has left such an everlasting legacy?