” Thessalonike — Sister of Alexander The Great “ … Artist Not Identified
A popular folk legend in Greece which existed before the 20th century is about Alexander and his sister the mermaid. After the death of Alexander his sister Thessalonike was transformed into a mermaid and wanders in the seas. When she sees a boat she stops and asks the sailors “Is king Alexander alive?”. Those who say no he isnt alive she drowns them into the sea. But those who say “yes King Alexander lives and reigns and the whole world he dominates” are passing through with safety.