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  1. Mar 2014
    1. This was the way in which they perished, they and all their retinue.

      Hdt. 5.21 Alexandros, the son of Amyntas, punishes the Achaemenid messengers of Megabazos for their ill treatment of the Macedonian women. He has them killed and his duplicity is hidden from Darius. Nevertheless, the Macedonians are under the thumb of Darius.

  2. Feb 2014
    1. So he carried off Helen

      1.3. Alexander (Paris), son of Priam, king of Troy, abducts Helen, wife of Menelaus, from Sparta. Other authors were less certain about Helen's lack of complicity.