Aurazakos Alexarthou (Zako)

Named Aurazakos Alexarthou, his friends call him Zako. He was born 372 BCE in a little village a few miles north of Macedonian territory. At the age of 16 he joined a small mercenary group and at 18 his mercenary group was hired by the Macedonian King Philip II, the future father of Alexander the Great. Zako served Philip during his campaigns through Greece.