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Granicus

(ɡrəˈnaɪkəs)
n
(Placename) an ancient river in NW Asia Minor where Alexander the Great won his first major battle against the Persians (334 bc)
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Noun1.Granicus - the battle in which Alexander won his first major victory against the Persians (334 BC)
Anatolia, Asia Minor - a peninsula in southwestern Asia that forms the Asian part of Turkey
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334-345) And Tethys bare to Ocean eddying rivers, Nilus, and Alpheus, and deep-swirling Eridanus, Strymon, and Meander, and the fair stream of Ister, and Phasis, and Rhesus, and the silver eddies of Achelous, Nessus, and Rhodius, Haliacmon, and Heptaporus, Granicus, and Aesepus, and holy Simois, and Peneus, and Hermus, and Caicus fair stream, and great Sangarius, Ladon, Parthenius, Euenus, Ardescus, and divine Scamander.
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Los nombres de Gaspar, Melchor y Baltasar resultan ser <<bucolizados>> en Granicus, Mycon y Battus (62).
The second cluster may be demarcated as starting between the battles of the Granicus river and Issus, and continuing up to the success of Gaugamela (17-34).
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In the theatrical version and director's cut of the film, scenes set in Macedon lead immediately to Gaugamela, by passing such episodes as the battles of Granicus and Issus, the visit to Siwah, and the foundation of Alexandria.
For example, the historian Callisthenes, who joined Alexander's campaign, and who may have cultivated its Homeric allusions, notes that Alexander defeated the Persians in the battle of Granicus in the same month that Troy had fallen.
Michael Thompson's GRANICUS 334 BC: ALEXANDER'S FIRST PERSIAN VICTORY (9781846030994, $18.95) is also a specialty recommendation for serious military history holdings; this focusing on Alexander's first great victory over the Persians, where his force of some 5,000 men routed a force of 20,000 Persian cavalry.
He was as magnificently successful in coping with the grim necessities and improvisatory diversions of sieges (as at Tyre in 332) and guerrilla warfare as he was in executing theatrically staged set-piece pitched battles (the River Granicus in 334, Gaugamela in 331, and River Hydaspes in 326, as well as Issus).