Ancient Sources on Alexander the Great

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Major Ancient Sources on Alexander:

  1. Aristoboulus

  2. Arrian of Nicomedia, History of Alexander

  3. Callisthenes of Olynthus
    Paul Cartledge calls him a flatterer.

  4. Cleitarchus

  5. Diodorus of Sicily [Diodorus Siculus] Universal History (Starting with Book XVII)

  6. Justin/Trogus

  7. Plutarch, Life of Alexander

  8. Ptolemy

  9. Quintus Curtius Rufus, The History of Alexander

Find out about others in: Ancient Historians of Ancient India.

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