"There was a violent struggle. Darius' Greeks fought to thrust the Macedonian back into the water and save the day for their left wing... The fight was further embittered by the old racial rivalry of Greek and Macedonian". (Arrian: "The Campaigns of Alexander", translated by Aubrey De Selincourt, Penguin books, USA, 1987, pg. 119, the bolding is mine). Can someone explain to me how it is possible the Macedonians and the Greeks were "one people" when in this relevant ancient testemony we can see that there was an old racial hatred between the two of them? An outstanding account on the distinctiveness of the language of the ancient Macedonians was also given by the ancient historian Plutarch (who lived from around 45 until 120). In his biography about Eumenes, describing the appereance of Eumenes in front of the Macedonian soldiers, Plutarch wrote: "...On the first sight of the general of their heart, the troops saluted him in the Macedonian language, clanked their arms, and with loud shouts challenged the enemy to advance, thinking themselves invisible while he was at their head." ("Eumenes" by Plutarch 14, 10, translated by John and William Langhorne. E version on: http://www.attalus.org/old/eumenes. html. John Langhorne lived in the XVII century. He was a famous English poet, and translated the works of Plutarch together with his brother William. This translation appeared in 1770). Plutarch mentions the Macedonian language in his biography of Marc Antony as well. It is known that after the death of Alexander the Great, his empire fell apart and its respective parts were ruled by his top military commanders. For example, his childhood friend (according to some sources, his half-brother) Ptolemy I ruled Egypt and some neighboring countries. He founded the Ptolemaic dynasty, which ruled Egypt after his death. The most famous descendant of this Macedonian dynasty is the Egyptian queen Cleopatra VII. In the biography about Marc
Published on Mar 5, 2013
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