alexander iii of macedon Basileus of Macedon, Hegemon of the Hellenic League, Shahanshah of Persia, Pharaoh of Egypt, Lord of Asia Alexander III of Macedon, commonly known as Alexander the Great, was a king of Macedon, a state in northern ancient Greece. Born in Pella in 356 BC, Alexander was tutored by Aristotle until the age of 16. By the age of thirty, he had created one of the largest empires of the ancient world, stretching from the Ionian Sea to the Himalayas. He was undefeated in…
Battle Between: Hellenic League and Achaemenid Empire Hellenic’s Leader: Alexander the Great, Hephaestion, Craterus, Parmenion,Ptolemy, Perdiccas, Antigonus, Cleitus, Nearchus, Seleucus, Ariston, Simmias of Macedon Achaemenid’s Leader: Darius III, Bessus, Mazaeus, Orontes II, Atropates Date: October 1, 331 BC Victory: Greek Victory Location: Tel Gomel near Mosul Top 14 Decisive Ancient Battles in the History
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All his life, Alexander defied the limits the gods gave mortals. That passion overwhelmed cities and armies...and united a vast empire. Alexander was no longer simply King of Macedonia: The Pan-Hellenic League had named him Supreme Leader. Egypt crowned him Pharaoh. And all Persia acknowledged him as Great King. He was a true heir to Achilles and Hercules, a leader who had guided troops to victory beyond the Nile, the Tigris, and the Euphrates.
Battle of Issus Wars of Alexander the Great 333 B Result Hellenic victory. Hellenic League Achaemenid Empire Greek mercenaries Commanders and leaders Alexander the Great-Darius iii Strength 40,850 in total: 13,000 peltasts, 22,000 heavy infantry, 5,850 cavalry 50-100,000 (modern sources) 250,000—600,000 (ancient sources) (See below) Casualties and losses 7,000 ~20,000
Macedonian is a dialect of Greek - The Pact of the Hellenic League - The Pact of the Hellenic League, 337 BCE, Athens, Epigraphical Museum.
Alexander The Great Alexander III of Macedon, commonly known as Alexander the Great, was a king of Macedon, a state in northern ancient Greece. Born in Pella in 356 BC, Alexander was tutored by Aristotle until the age of 16. Born: BC 356, Pella Died: June 323 BC, Babylon Children: Alexander IV of Macedon, Heracles Nicknames: Hegemon of the Hellenic League, King of Macedon, Lord of Asia, Pharaoh of Egypt, Shahanshah of Persia Siblings: Philip III of Macedon, Cleopatra of Macedonia
World War One. Rally of Hellenic students showing their sympathy for France on the occasion of the departure of mobilized Greek people living in Paris. Major Dragasès Paléologue, President of the Hellenic Patriots and of the League of Volunteers, making a speech at the bottom of the Strasbourg statue. Paris, early October 1915. Photograph published in the newspaper Excelsior of Thursday October 7, 1915.
The Battle of Issus occurred in southern Anatolia, in November 333 BC. It was fought between the Hellenic League led by Alexander the Great and Achaemenid Persia, led by Darius III. It was the second great battle of Alexander's conquest of Asia following the battle of the Granicus. The invading Greek troops defeated Persia and continued their march through the Middle East, into Egypt, then Persia itself and to Afghanistan and India beyond.
Spartan General Pausanias. Pausanias was a Spartan general of the 5th century BCE, responsible for the Greek victory over Mardonius and the Persians at the Battle of Plataea in 479 BCE, and was the leader of the Hellenic League created to resist Persian aggression during the Greco-Persian Wars.