1. Alexander the Great - Wikipedia
Description: Alexander III of Macedon (Greek: Αλέξανδρος, Aléxandros; 20/21 July 356 BC – 10/11 June 323 BC), commonly known as Alexander the Great, was a king of the ancient Greek kingdom of Macedon. A member of the Argead dynasty, he was born in Pella—a city in Ancient Greece—in 356 BC. He succeeded his father King Philip II to the throne at the age of 20, and spent most of his ruling ...
2. Alexander the Great | National Geographic Society
Description: Alexander the Great, also known as Alexander III or Alexander of Macedonia is known as one of the greatest generals in all history. Alexander was born in 356 B.C.E. in Pella, Macedonia, to King Philip II. As a young boy, Alexander was taught to read, write, and play the lyre. He developed a life-long love of reading and music.
3. Alexander the Great: Empire & Death | HISTORY - HISTORY
Description: Alexander the Great was an ancient Macedonian ruler and one of history’s greatest military minds who, as King of Macedonia and Persia, established the largest empire the ancient world had ever seen.
4. Alexander the Great | Biography, Empire, Death, & Facts ...
Description: Alexander the Great, also known as Alexander III or Alexander of Macedonia, (born 356 bce, Pella, Macedonia [northwest of Thessaloníki, Greece]—died June 13, 323 bce, Babylon [near Al-Ḥillah, Iraq]), king of Macedonia (336–323 bce), who overthrew the Persian empire, carried Macedonian arms to India, and laid the foundations for the Hellenistic world of territorial kingdoms.
5. Alexander the Great - Spouse, Quotes & Empire - Biography
Description: Conqueror and king of Macedonia, Alexander the Great was born on July 20, 356 B.C., in Pella, in the Ancient Greek kingdom of Macedonia. During his leadership, from 336 to 323 B.C., he united the...
6. Alexander the Great | Total War Wiki | Fandom
Description: Alexander the Great is a historical character featured in the Alexander expansion for Rome: Total War. He is the main character and focus point of the expansion.
7. 20 Facts About Alexander the Great | History Hit
Description: Alexander the Great was one of the most influential people in history. His military tactics are still being studied, while he brought Greek culture as far east as modern day Afghanistan and Pakistan. He founded more than twenty cities bearing his name.
8. Alexander the Great: Facts, Biography & Accomplishments ...
Description: Alexander the Great was a king of Macedonia who conquered an empire that stretched from the Balkans to modern-day Pakistan. Alexander was the son of Philip II and Olympias (one of Philip's seven or...
9. Alexander the Great Died Mysteriously at 32. Now We May ...
Description: When Alexander the Great died in Babylon in 323 B.C., his body didn’t begin to show signs of decomposition for a full six days, according to historical accounts. To the ancient Greeks, this...
10. Alexander Mosaic - Wikipedia
Description: The Alexander Mosaic is a Roman floor mosaic originally from the House of the Faun in Pompeii (an alleged imitation of a Philoxenus of Eretria or Apelles' painting, 4th century BC) that dates from c. 100 BC. It is typically dated in the second half of the century between 120 and 100 B.C. It depicts a battle between the armies of Alexander the Great and Darius III of Persia and measures 2.72 by ...