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Archaeological Site of Pella (Credit: Joyofmuseums, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons)

Pella: The birthplace of Philip II and his son Alexander the Great

Named after the ancient city of Pella, the second historical capital of the ancient kingdom of Macedonand the birthplace of both Alexander the Great and his father, Philip II of Macedon, Pella regional unit is part of the Region of Central Macedonia. Pella is first mentioned by Herodotus of Halicarnassus in relation to Xerxes’ campaign and by Thucydides in relation…