Hey Alex, Don’t Be A Great Plague


Seems like old Alex the son of Phillip the Great is in the news…. Aelian, Varia Historia 14.11 “Philiskos said to Alexander at some point, “Think about your reputation. Don’t be a plague or some great disease, but peace and health instead.” In saying plague he meant ruling violently and cruelly, seizing cities, and destroying […]

Hey Alex, Don’t Be A Great Plague

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