Ancient Generals

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Mark Cartwright
published on 23 February 2016
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Top left: Athenian statesman Pericles (495–429 BCE). Top right: Athenian statesman and general Alcibiades (c. 451-403 BCE). Bottom left: Alexander the Great (356 - 323 BCE). Bottom right:Roman general Scipio Africanus the Elder, 236-183 BCE. All subjects of biographies by the Greek historian Plutarch.

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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at WHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2016, February 23). Ancient Generals. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Cartwright, Mark. "Ancient Generals." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 23, 2016.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Ancient Generals." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 23 Feb 2016. Web. 31 Jul 2021.