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Further to our rebuttal of the allegations in the letter sent to President Obama, we read: "His great-great-great grandfather, Alexander I, competed in the Olympic Games, where participation was limited to Greeks." Alexander I (circa. 497 - 454 BCE) was Alexander the Great‟s ancestor. It is true that he insisted on participation in the Greek Olympic Games and overcame strong Greek political objections to do so. Since the Greeks treated them as “barbarians” (nonGreeks), all other Macedonians continued to be forbidden to participate in the games. Some additional examples should further illuminate this point. During the rule of Alexander I, war broke out between a united Greek forces and the Persian Empire. Macedonia was a militarily weak and economically poor country at that time and found itself caught in the middle of a fierce war that placed Alexander I in a potentially dangerous situation. Both the Persian and the Greek forces could easily conquer Macedonia, if they felt its actions opposed their interests. Accordingly, Alexander I sought to maintain Macedonia‟s neutrality and secretly tried to reassure both the Persians and the Greeks of Macedonia‟s good intentions. For example, he gave his sister in marriage to the Persian general, Bubares, and also provided the Greeks with confidential informations. However, the night before the decisive battle at Platheia (479 BC), Alexander went to the Greek camp, allied himself with the Greeks, and gave them information about the location of Persian forces. It is possible that he aligned himself with the Greeks, because he assumed that the Greeks might well win the battle and would emerge victorious in the war. It was at this point that he presented himself as “Greek” and was allowed to participate in the Greek Olympic Games, albeit over strenuous political objections from some Greeks. This allegation that Alexander falsely presented himself as “Greek” to dissuade the Greeks from attacking Macedonia after they had prevailed over the Persians has been challenged by

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