Alexander III


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Alexander III

Known as "Alexander the Great." 356-323 bc.
King of Macedon (336-323) and conqueror of Asia Minor, Syria, Egypt, Babylonia, and Persia. His reign marked the beginning of the Hellenistic Age.

Alexander III

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1. (Biography) 1241–86, king of Scotland (1249–86), son of Alexander II
2. (Biography) original name Orlando Bandinelli. died 1181, pope (1159–81), who excommunicated Barbarossa
3. (Biography) 1845–94, tsar of Russia (1881–94), son of Alexander II
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Noun1.Alexander III - son of Alexander II who was czar of Russia (1845-1894)Alexander III - son of Alexander II who was czar of Russia (1845-1894)
Russia - a former empire in eastern Europe and northern Asia created in the 14th century with Moscow as the capital; powerful in the 17th and 18th centuries under Peter the Great and Catherine the Great when Saint Petersburg was the capital; overthrown by revolution in 1917
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A general glance at the picture could never suggest that there was a hair trunk in it; the Hair Trunk is not mentioned in the title even--which is, "Pope Alexander III. and the Doge Ziani, the Conqueror of the Emperor Frederick Barbarossa"; you see, the title is actually utilized to help divert attention from the Trunk; thus, as I say, nothing suggests the presence of the Trunk, by any hint, yet everything studiedly leads up to it, step by step.
The first was commissioned by Tsar Alexander III in 1885 as an Easter gift for his wife, Empress Maria Feodorovna.
The funeral procession on Tuesday will roll over the Alexander III bridge in central Paris where ordinary French citizens have been invited to pay their respects.
Construction of Notre Dame, which was built on the ruins of earlier churches, began in 1163, when Pope Alexander III laid the foundation stone.
Sean Gilbertson, CEO of Faberge, says: "The story began in 1885 when Emperor Alexander III gifted Empress Maria Feodorovna a Faberge golden egg for Easter.
Of course, the most famous Easter eggs, the Imperial Faberge eggs, are made for the Russian Tsars Alexander III and Nicolas by Peter Carl Faberge to give as gifts to the royal wives and family members.
1173: Pope Alexander III canonized Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury.
1173: Pope Alexander III canonised Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury.
After Russia's Czar Alexander II was assassinated in 1881, his son, Czar Alexander III, rescinded his father's more lenient policies toward Jews.
Their topics include men on the move: papal judges-delegate in the Province of Reims in the early 12th century, law in service of a community: property and tithing rights in Gratian's Decretum and Stephen of Tournai's Summa, Hubert Walter's Council of Westminster in 1200 and its use of Alexander III's 1179 Lateran Council, and law and disputation in 11th-century libelli de lite.
Alexander III, who was accompanied by a number of princes and