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Life of alexander the great (died 323 bce) by plutarch (written 75 ad, probably in chaeronea) translated by john dryden and others 1683-1686 ad, modernized. He chose to compare alexander the great with julius caesar in his life of alexander, plutarch tells some of the most famous stories related about alexander. Parallel lives: parallel lives as bioi parallëloi by the greek writer plutarch near the end of his life biographies of alexander the great and caesar are.
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