Alexander the Great by E. E. Rice

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Published by Sutton Pub. in Stroud, Gloucestershire .

Written in English

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  • Alexander, the Great, 356-323 B.C.,
  • Generals -- Greece -- Biography.,
  • Greece -- History -- Macedonian Expansion, 359-323 B.C.,
  • Greece -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 103-104)

Book details

StatementE.E. Rice.
SeriesPocket biographies
LC ClassificationsDF234 .R53 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 104 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages104
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL402077M
ISBN 100750915285
LC Control Number98101336

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Freeman, Philip. Alexander the Great. New York: Simon & Schuster. Alexander III of Macedon (Greek: Αλέξανδρος Γʹ ὁ Μακεδών; 20/21 July BC – 10/11 June BC), commonly known as Alexander the Great (Ancient Greek: Ἀλέξανδρος ὁ Alexander the Great book, romanized: Aléxandros ho Mégas), was a king of the ancient Greek kingdom of Macedon and a member of the Argead Philip II of Macedon.

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Alexander advanced gradually and conquered territory by territory until Darius, the Great King of Persia, was forced to come out himself to face Alexander. Alexander was victorious in the two key battles at Issus and Gaugamela, and Darius was murdered by conspirators soon afterward.

Alexander the Great, also known as Alexander III or Alexander of Macedonia, (born bce, Pella, Macedonia [northwest of Thessaloníki, Greece]—died June 13, bce, Babylon [near Al-Ḥillah, Iraq]), king of Macedonia (– bce), who overthrew the Persian empire, carried Macedonian arms to India, and laid the foundations for the.

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