Alexander

Alexander ( /ˈæləksˈændər/, /ˈæləksˈɑːndər/) is a common male first name, and less common surname derived from the Greek "Αλέξανδρος" (Aléxandros). The most famous is Alexander the Great, who created one of the largest empires in ancient history.

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Wars Of Alexander The Great - Asia Minor - End of The Achaemenid Persian Empire
... rounded up the Persian baggage train while Alexander and his own bodyguard chased after Darius in hopes of catching up ... Darius planned to head further east, and raise another army to face Alexander while he and the Macedonians headed to one of the Persian capitals, Babylon, and then to another ... There, Alexander found wealth that even he had never imagined possible ...
Wars Of Alexander The Great
... The Wars of Alexander the Great were fought by King Alexander III of Macedon ("The Great"), first against the Achaemenid Persian Empire, under its "King of Kings" Darius III, and then ... Alexander the Great was one of the most successful military commanders of all time ... Alexander assumed the kingship of Macedon following the death of his father Philip II, who had unified most of the city-states of mainland Greece under ...
Wars Of Alexander The Great - Invasion of India
... to cement his relations with his new Central Asian satrapies, Alexander was finally free to turn his attention to the Indian subcontinent ... Alexander invited all the chieftains of the former satrapy of Gandhara, in the north of what is now Pakistan, to come to him and submit to his authority ... In the winter of 327/326 BC, Alexander personally led a campaign against these clans the Aspasioi of Kunar valleys, the Guraeans of the Guraeus valley, and the Assakenoi of the Swat and Buner valleys ...
Wars Of Alexander The Great - Asia Minor - Syria - Siege of Tyre
... The Siege of Tyre occurred in 332 BC when Alexander set out to conquer Tyre, a strategic coastal base ... Tyre was the site of the only remaining Persian port that did not capitulate to Alexander ... navy still posed a major threat to Alexander ...
Alexander, Maine - Demographics
... There were 196 households out of which 32.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.3% were married couples living together, 5.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.0% were non-families. 19.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older ...

Famous quotes containing the word alexander:

    I shall not cease to bless because
    I lay about me with the taws
    That night and morning I may thrash
    Greek Alexander from my flesh,
    Augustus Caesar, and after these
    That great rogue Alcibiades.
    William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)