One fact that blows my mind about Alexander is that there are cities named for him in Egypt and in…
Ben Thomas
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Those are some of the same reasons that I am fascinated. While he may not have been a paragon of virtue is most certainly earned his name as The Great. I suspect we are still waiting for the greatest!

Amongst certain Persian circles today even, the very mention of his name can cause a virtual firing squad around the perpetrator. Eskander or Sikander is how he is called.

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