Episode 2.1 - The Diadochi Part 1 - Partitions and Alliances

The Diadochi were the successors to Alexander the Great. Upon his early and surprising death, with no obvious heir, his leading generals fought over his empire.


  • Diodorus Siculus, Bibliotecha Historica (Library of History)

  • James Romm, Ghost on the Throne: The Death of Alexander the Great and the Bloody Fight for His Empire

  • Robin Waterfield, Dividing the Spoils: The War for Alexander the Great's Empire

  • Plutarch, Parallel Lives

  • Polyaenus, Strategems

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