Ulrich Wilcken

German historian (1862–1944)

Ulrich Wilcken (18 December 186210 December 1944) was a German historian and papyrologist.


  • When we take into account the political conditions, religion and morals of the Macedonians, our conviction is strengthened that they were a Greek race and akin to the Dorians. Having stayed behind in the extreme north, they were unable to participate in the progressive civilization of the tribes which went further south...
    • Alexander the Great, p. 22
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