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Alexander the Great

Alexander the Great

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(Biography) 356–323 bc, king of Macedon, who conquered Greece (336), Egypt (331), and the Persian Empire (328), and founded Alexandria

Alexan′der the Great′


n.
356–323 B.C., king of Macedonia 336–323: conqueror of Greek city-states and of the Persian Empire from Asia Minor and Egypt to India.
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Alexandre le Grand
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Then the Greek conqueror, Alexander the Great, whose actual name was Alexander III of Macedon, visited the city in 333 bce.
It's a matter of fierce national pride (polls show that Macedonians would rather not join than do so under a different name) and an important issue for a government that has put an enormous statue of Alexander III of Macedon, or Alexander the Great, in the center of the capital, Skopje.
Yet Akbar was far from alone in his extensions of knowledge, curiosities, passions, power, and stature--stories about Alexander III of Macedon claiming divine stature are but one other example.