Alexander the Great

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Alexander the Great

Alexander the Great

n
(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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Since these do not include Sirat al-malik Iskandar nor the version of al-Suri, the article only gives a limited idea of the Arabic Alexander tradition as described by Doufikar-Aerts (Alexander Magnus Arabicus, Peeters, 2010), but is useful for its extensive exposition of the 'Umara version.
In fact, the Alexander romance itself in one of its Arabic versions, Sirat al-malik Iskandar, was incorporated into this genre (see Doufikar-Aerts, Alexander Magnus Arabicus), not only as a separate epic but also in its entirety into another (printed) epic, as I discovered recently (I am currently preparing an article on this).