Alexander died.

Turns out, he died in Babylon.
He was 32.
He fell ill and 11 to 14 days later, he was dead.
Many suspected poison
But it might have, just as easily,
Been bacteria, disease, contaminated water,
Hard living or infected mosquitos.
It doesn’t take anything particularly superhuman to end a human, even one seen as Great. He did manage to bend a lot of people to his will in three decades of life.
I’m not sure that makes him Great, though.

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