Mosaic from Pompeii. The Slaughter at Issos
Mosaic from Pompeii. The Slaughter at Issos - the first pitched battle between Alexander the Great of Macedon and Darius III of Persia in the year 333 B.C.E. Alexander the Great Macedonian statesman and military commander 20 July 356 B.C.E - 10 June 323 B.C.E.; Darius III last Persian king of the Achaemenid dynasty 380 B.C.E - 330 B.C.E
Greek Art. The Philippeion. 4th century B.C
Greek Art. The Philippeion. Ionic circular memorial of ivory and gold, which contained statues of Philip's family, Alexander the Great, Olympias, Amyntas III and Eurydice I. It was made by the Athenian sculptor Leochares in celebration of Philip's victory at the battle of Chaeronea (338 BC). It was the only structure inside the Altis dedicated to a human. Altis of Olympia. Greece
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Alexander and Diogenes, illustration from Plutarch'
STC412034 Alexander and Diogenes, illustration from Plutarch's Lives for Boys and Girls, retold by W.H. Weston, London c.1910 (colour litho) by Rainey, William (1852-1936); Private Collection; (add.info.: Diogenes the Cynic (c.404-323 BC), Greek Philosopher and one of the founders of Cynic Philosophy; Alexander III of Macedonia (c.356-323 BC), Alexander the Great;); The Stapleton Collection; English, out of copyright
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