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(356—323 bc) king of Macedon 336–323

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

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(356–323bce),

of Macedon, called the Great, was the son of Philip II of Macedon. Alexander came to

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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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(356–323 bc), king of Macedon 336–323, son of Philip II; known as Alexander the Great. He conquered Persia, Egypt, Syria, Mesopotamia, Bactria, and the Punjab; in Egypt he ... More
Alexander ‘the Great’

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The Oxford Companion to Military History

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

Alexander III (“The Great”)

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The Oxford Guide to People and Places of the Bible

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Macedonian, born in 356 bce. After the assassination of his father, Philip II, at Aegae in 336, Alexander

Alexander III (“The Great”)

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The Oxford Companion to the Bible

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Macedonian, born in 356 BCE. After the assassination of his father, Philip II, at Aegae in 336,

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A Dictionary of the Bible (2 ed.)

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(356–323bce)

King of Macedon from 336 who conquered the Persian Empire. *Greek culture then permeated the

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World Encyclopedia

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King of Macedonia (336–323 bc), considered the greatest conqueror of classical times. Son of Philip II of Macedonia

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

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

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The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture

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King of Macedon (b Pella, Macedonia, 356 bc; reg 336–323bc; d Babylon, 10 June

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

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(356–323bce),

king of Macedon. [This entry includes two subentries, on Alexander's life and career and

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The Oxford Companion to World Exploration

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This entry contains two subentries: Fact; Fiction

Alexander (3) III

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The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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son of *Philip (1) II and *Olympias. As crown prince he was taught by *Aristotle (from 342); he was his father's deputy in Macedon (...

Alexander of Macedonia

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A Dictionary of Hinduism

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(356–323bce)

Alexander made a military incursion into India between 327 and 325 bce. Although this had

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The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

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(Alexander III of Macedon), son of Philip II of Macedon and Olympias; born 356 b.c., died 323. Alexander

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The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

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(d. 334 B.C.E.)

Arabic al-Iskandar. Conqueror of Egypt and the Persian Achaemenid Empire and founder of cities. Often

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology (2 ed.)

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Leader of the Macedonians. Born in 356 bc, Alexander was tutored in his early years by Aristotle

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Albert Brian Bosworth

Who's Who in the Classical World

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king of Macedon, 356–323bc, son of Philip II and Olympias. As crown prince he was educated by Aristotle (from ...

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