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by [email protected]
Fri Jun 26, 2020 11:14 pm
Forum: Discuss Alexander the Great
Topic: apocryphal 10 men over the cliff
Replies: 5
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Re: apocryphal 10 men over the cliff

Thanks ! that makes sense. I have read Arrian's account as well as the Alexander Romance - neither contain the story. The Legend grows bigger by the centuries, What feats will be attributed to Alexander in this century? One can only be amazed. thanks again vic matthews
by [email protected]
Fri Jun 26, 2020 11:09 pm
Forum: Discuss Alexander the Great
Topic: apocryphal 10 men over the cliff
Replies: 5
Views: 1153

Re: apocryphal 10 men over the cliff

Good grief, I've not heard that one. Sounds highly unlikely to me and it is not mentioned in any of the major sources, or everyone would be all over it as proof of Alexander's megalomania and insanity. Yes his men were highly disciplined but he wasn't an idiot. Sounds purely apocryphal to me but wh...
by [email protected]
Tue Jun 23, 2020 1:15 am
Forum: Discuss Alexander the Great
Topic: apocryphal 10 men over the cliff
Replies: 5
Views: 1153

apocryphal 10 men over the cliff

hi there
i'd appreciate some one's help, i'm stuck. Part of the Alexander legend is a story, where he marched 10 of his men over a cliff to make a point, to evince his soldier's unwavering loyalty. Could any one tell me in which text this story is recorded ? thanks vic matthews :D