Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Alexander of Macedon

  • The death of Alexander the Great

    George DuneaEditor-in-Chief Possibly the greatest warrior of all times, Alexander of Macedon died aged 32 at Babylon. Within 12 years he had overthrown an empire that had lasted two centuries, conquered the greater part of the Eastern world, became worshiped as a god, and forever changed the course of history.1 Fair and light skinned, and…