- ^ Handbook to Life in Ancient Greece
- ^ Polybius, XII.17 "Polybius dedicated to Callisthenes a whole chapter in his 12th book called "On the Inexperience of Callisthenes as to the Provision of Deeds of War"
- ^ Langslow 1988:languages and dialects
- ^ Joint Association of Classical Teachers 1978a and b: Learning Greek
- Pothos.org: Callisthenes
- Livius.org: Callisthenes of Olynthus
- Livius.org: Alexander the Great: the 'good' sources - Official propaganda: Callisthenes