The roots of the Macedonian cultural history are set into the work of the Thessaloniki brothers Cyril and Methodius (Кирил и Методиј). They gave the first literacy and the first books to the Slavs and by that they put the first foundations of the librarian works in all Slavic countries.
Alexander the Great (Alexander III of Macedon, Alexander of Macedon, Александар Македонски) (Pella, 356 BC. - Babylon, 13 VI 323 BC.) was Macedonian emperor (336-323 BC) from the Argead dynasty, son of Philip II the Macedon and Olympias of Epirus.