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bearers) to protect him. Plutarch clearly writes that they were summoned in Macedonian. To explain this account by Plutarch, we need to mention the fact that the official language in the Macedonian Empire and in its army, during the Macedonian dominion, was the language of “koine” (mixed language) that was used in the Macedonian Empire. In addition to words from the ancient Greek dialects (which were numerous) koine contained words from other languages as well. Alexander established this language for practical reasons, since he was aware that he would encounter resistance were he to impose the unfamiliar Macedonian language on the different nations in his empire. Universal use of this mixed language or koine, later was strictly enforced by the Macedonian dynasties that ruled the divided parts of Alexander‟s empire to facilitate ease of communication among the different nations. Today scientists consider koine as a kind of Esperanto of that period. This means that Alexander communicated in koine with his military commanders and his army (among whom the Macedonians were dominant; there were also many Greeks, Thracians, Jews and people from other nations). However, at the moment when he thought that his life was in danger, he instinctively began speaking in his mother tongue, Macedonian. This reaction accords with human psychology and most people would react similarly to perceived danger. His instinctive reaction to call out in Macedonian, when he had no time to formulate an urgent call for help to his Macedonian guards in a foreign language, establishes beyond doubt that Macedonian was his mother tongue. Clear evidence of the distinctiveness of the ancient Macedonian language was also provided by the Latin historian Quintus Curtius Rufus (of whom the period of living is not known – some say he lived BCE others say that he lived in the first century CE). The incident of the trial of the Macedonian, Philotas, who was accused of plotting the murder of Alexander, is well known.

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