LCWC member, M. J. Mann, has written two posts on his WordPress and Tumblr blogs on Alexander the Great’s Thracian campaign.
A few days ago I read the opening pages of Arrian’s Campaigns of Alexander. While doing so, I was struck by his account of Alexander’s Thracian campaign, and what it told me about the Macedonian king’s quality of generalship, even at the young age of 20.
Who Were Alexander’s Luckiest Enemies?
In any consideration of this question, Glaucias, king of the Taulantians, and Cleitus son of Bardylis, heir to the Dardanian throne, must be near the top of the list.