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Alexander the Great

(356—323 bc) king of Macedon 336–323

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Alexander ‘the Great’

Alexander ‘the Great’ (336–323 bc)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Military History

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2004

son of Philip II and king of Macedon, was the greatest military commander of the ancient world; his achievements inspired

Alexander the Great

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

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2009

Alexander lived from 356 to 323b.c.e. and ruled from 336. In the Middle East he generally is known as

Kautilya

Kautilya  

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(c.300 bc)Kautilya (also known as Chanakya and Vishnugupta) is known as the author of the Arthashastra (which can be translated as The Art of Well‐being or The Science of Polity), a book which is ...
Mediterranean Sea and Region

Mediterranean Sea and Region  

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The Mediterranean Sea, known in Arabic as the “White Sea,” is the largest inland sea in the world, covering some 965,000 square miles (2.5 million square kilometers). Lying amid the ...
political economy

political economy  

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The original name of what is now known as economics. The name has resurfaced in the ‘new political economy’ that draws attention to the political motivation of economic policies: policy-makers and ...

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