When Alexander the Great constructed the city of Bucephalon, for what or whom was it named?

Answer: It was named after Bucephalus, a horse of Alexander the Great. It was so named to commemorate how a grievously wounded Bucephalus once escorted Alexander safely from the battlefield. The moniker Bucephalus appeared periodically in history afterwards. It was, for example, the name of a ship which brought emigrants from England to Australia in the mid 19th Century.

Source: Stupid Ancient History by Leland Gregory.

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