The topic for Alexander the Great has been based upon myths, assumptions and fictions. The enigma for his existence is a fruitful space for creating different versions of historical and literary stories. In lack of documents and official facts, decisive role in creating of historical and literary topics, fiction plays the main role as well as erudition and the consequent logic of narration. In their own various hermeneutics both are directed towards hypothesis (as it is in science) or fictions (speaking in manner of literature). In this article through the personality of Alexander the Great the authoress points to the multiplicity of different interpretations for some events and persons as well as of postmodern extreme doubt in relation to the category of the truth. Using the knowledge of Karl Popper who destroyed historicism completely as a scientific view and method, the theses of Karen Stefan who considers that all scientific hypotheses have been based upon metaphors and those ones of Michel Foucault claiming that from the truth we show only one segment, the authoress emphasizes that history might to be used for different manipulations.
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