Presentation on theme: "Alexander and Dareios at Issus Detail from the Alexander Mosaic."— Presentation transcript:
Alexander and Dareios at Issus Detail from the Alexander Mosaic
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Mal MotBon Mot King of MacedoniaKing of /among Macedonians moneywealth belieftrust kratos/ powerpersuasion/peithos mythos/mythstory truthprobability illegitimateirrelevant or unknown maternal grandfather prove/proofdemonstate/argue governmentdirection/rule "every four years"penteteric/quinquennial "every fifth year" warbattle conquestvictory nike assassin assassinate murderer/killer murder/kill Oedipus the KingOedipus the Tyrant
Justinus’ Digest of TrogusThird Century Flavius ArrianusSecond Century PlutarchusCa.70 Q. Curtius RufusFirst Century CE BCE AD BC [Pompeius Trogus] Diodorus SiculusFirst Century Whose Alexander
EventPlutarchDate Issos20333 Granicus16334 Visit to Troy15 Oracle from Delphi14 Destruction of Thebes11335 Defeat of the Triballoi12 Murder of Philippos Dareios basileus 9-12336 Chaironeia12338 Birth of Alexander3356
Philippos Olympias Cleopatra hetairos/hetairoi (companions) philos/philoi (friends) You go to battle only when you have schole, wealth and hetairoi. You do not go to battle to gain wealth but to gain time.