Philip Freeman is the Orlando W. Qualley Chair of Classical Languages at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa. He earned his PhD from Harvard University in classical philology and Celtic languages and literature. His books have been reviewed in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and other national publications.
Alexander was born into the royal family of Macedonia, the kingdom that would soon rule over Greece. Tutored as a boy by Aristotle, Alexander had an inquisitive mind that would serve him well when he faced formidable obstacles during his military campaign... SEE MORE