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primary sources on alexander the great

Historiography of Alexander the Great – Wikipedia Alexander 3.3 Arrian’s Sources – Livius Callisthenes’ book on the Deeds of Alexander and the Royal Diary are primary sources. They are now lost, but were used by secondary authors like Cleitarchus and Ptolemy, who are at the beginning of the vulgate and the good tradition. Therefore, they …