1 Work by shirasade in Ancient History RPF
More Than a Pretty Face: a defense of the role of Hephaistion Philalexandros in the formation of the Great Alexandrian Empire by shirasade
11 Jul 2014
Some people say the Basileus Basileon, the King of Kings, succeeded solely thanks to the force of his personality and his military genius, with Hephaistion barely more than a footnote, while others insist that without a strong Chiliarch in Babylon, supplying Alexander’s army with everything it needed, from food to information, the Empire could never have been built. The truth, as always, probably lies somewhere in between.