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ALEXANDER’S LIFE A QUEST JOURNEY. THE WORLD OF ALEXANDER THE GREAT: A REHEARSAL FOR GLOBALIZATION. I. Note: This is a Beta-version. All photograph credits will be added in the final version. GREECE AND PERSIA BEFORE ALEXANDER. GREECE AND ASIA MINOR ABOUT THE TIME OF ALEXANDER.

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Alexander s life a quest journey

ALEXANDER’S LIFEA QUEST JOURNEY

THE WORLD OF ALEXANDER THE GREAT:

A REHEARSAL FOR GLOBALIZATION. I

Note: This is a Beta-version. All photograph credits will be added in the final version.


Greece and persia before alexander

GREECE AND PERSIABEFOREALEXANDER


Greece and asia minor about the time of alexander

GREECE AND ASIA MINORABOUT THE TIME OF ALEXANDER


Persian king darius i receives tribute with his son xerxes behind him

PERSIAN KING DARIUS I RECEIVES TRIBUTEWITH HIS SON XERXES BEHIND HIM


Acropolis in athens with the unfinished parthenon before 480 b c

ACROPOLIS IN ATHENS WITH THE UNFINISHEDPARTHENON BEFORE480 B.C.


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480 B.C. XERXES OVERLOOKS THE BAY OF SALAMIS AFTER BURNING THE ACROPOLIS, SURE HIS NAVY WILL DEFEAT THE ATHENIANS.


Athens flourishes after the persian invasions

ATHENS FLOURISHES AFTER THE PERSIAN INVASIONS


The agora the public space where athenians conduct the city s business

THE AGORA, THE PUBLIC SPACE WHERE ATHENIANS CONDUCT THECITY’S BUSINESS.


Theater of dionysus

THEATER OF DIONYSUS


The acropolis restored after the persians sacked and burned it

THE ACROPOLIS RESTORED AFTER THE PERSIANS SACKED AND BURNED IT


The new parthenon with the brightly painted pediments whose colors faded over time

THE NEW PARTHENON WITH THE BRIGHTLY PAINTED PEDIMENTS WHOSE COLORS FADED OVER TIME


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THE FORTY FOOT HIGH STATUE OF ATHENA, PAINTED AND PLATED IN GOLD, THE VIRGIN GODDESS OF WISDOM AND WAR


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TEMPLE OF ERECHTHEUS, WITH THE SACRED OLIVE OF ATHENA, WHOSE BURNT STUMP SENT FORTH NEW SHOOTS AFTER THE PERSIANS DEPARTED


Greece and asia minor about the time of alexander1

GREECE AND ASIA MINORABOUT THE TIME OF ALEXANDER


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A MODERN MAP OF THE AREA. MACEDONIA IS CLOSER TO ALBANIA AND BULGARIA THAN TO THE CITIES OF MAINLAND GREECE


Alexander in macedonia

ALEXANDER IN MACEDONIA


King philip the great of macedonia father of alexander

KING PHILIP THE GREAT OF MACEDONIAFATHER OF ALEXANDER


Olympias mother of alexander

OLYMPIAS MOTHER OF ALEXANDER


Philip s palace in macedonia

PHILIP’S PALACE IN MACEDONIA


The young alexander reconstructed

THE YOUNG ALEXANDER (RECONSTRUCTED)


Alexander and bucephalus

ALEXANDER AND BUCEPHALUS


The school where for three years aristotle tutored alexander

THE SCHOOL WHERE FOR THREE YEARSARISTOTLE TUTORED ALEXANDER


Aristotle and a manuscript fragment with the words philosophos and epitome

ARISTOTLE AND A MANUSCRIPT FRAGMENT WITH THE WORDS “PHILOSOPHOS” AND “EPITOME”


Macedonian mosaic of lion hunt

MACEDONIAN MOSAIC OF LION HUNT


Hephaestion alexander s companion

HEPHAESTIONALEXANDER’SCOMPANION


Assassination of philip 336 b c advance force of 10 000 already across hellespont

ASSASSINATION OF PHILIP 336 B.C.ADVANCE FORCE OF 10,000ALREADY ACROSS HELLESPONT


Alexander against persia

ALEXANDERAGAINSTPERSIA


Macedonia to egypt 334 b c to spring 331 b c

MACEDONIA TOEGYPT334 B.C. TOSPRING 331 B.C.


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ALEXANDER IS SAID TO BE DESCENDED FROM ACHILLES, THE YOUNG HERO OF HOMER’S ILIAD. ON THE JOURNEY ALEXANDER SLEEPS WITH THE ILIAD AND A DAGGER BENEATH HIS PILLOW.


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IN ASIA, IN A GESTURE OF SYMBOLIC IDENTIFICATION, ALEXANDER STOPS FIRST WHERE THE GREEKS IN THE ILIAD DESTROYED TROY. ALEXANDER’S IS THE ARMY OF HOMER’S GREEK HEROES REBORN.


Battle of river granicus may 334 b c

Battle of River Granicus May 334 B.C.


Persian and greek foot soldiers

PERSIANANDGREEKFOOTSOLDIERS


Persian cavalry in defensive formation persian infantry and the macedonian phalanx

PERSIAN CAVALRY IN DEFENSIVE FORMATION, PERSIAN INFANTRY AND THE MACEDONIAN PHALANX


Alexander vs darius iii at the battle of the issus 333 b c

ALEXANDER VS. DARIUS III AT THE BATTLE OF THE ISSUS 333 B.C.


Alexander

ALEXANDER


Darius iii king of the persians

DARIUS III KING OF THE PERSIANS


The seige of tyre 332 b c

THE SEIGE OF TYRE 332 B.C.


Luxor the priests unexpectedly name alexander pharaoh of egypt

LUXORTHE PRIESTSUNEXPECTEDLYNAMEALEXANDERPHARAOHOFEGYPT


Oasis of siwah three weeks into the desert

OASIS OF SIWAHTHREE WEEKS INTO THE DESERT


At siwah alexander consults the oracle of zeus ammon

AT SIWAH ALEXANDER CONSULTSTHE ORACLE OF ZEUS AMMON


Founded alexandria in egypt 331 b c

FOUNDED ALEXANDRIA IN EGYPT331 B. C.


Alexander s journey through farther asia

ALEXANDER’SJOURNEY THROUGH FARTHER ASIA


Battle of gaugamela sept 30 or oct 1 331 b c end of the persian empire

BATTLE OF GAUGAMELASEPT. 30 OR OCT 1 331 B.C.END OF THE PERSIAN EMPIRE


Entering babylon now liberated from its persian overlords 331 b c

ENTERINGBABYLON, NOW LIBERATED FROM ITS PERSIAN OVERLORDS 331 B.C.


Persepolis principal residence of persian kings burned by alexander may 330 b c

PERSEPOLISPRINCIPAL RESIDENCEOF PERSIAN KINGS, BURNED BY ALEXANDER MAY 330 B.C.


Darius found slain by persian rival july 330 b c

DARIUS FOUND SLAIN BY PERSIAN RIVAL JULY 330 B.C.


Kandahar whose modern name is a variation on its original name alexandr ia february 329 b c

KANDAHAR, WHOSE MODERN NAME IS A VARIATION ON ITS ORIGINAL NAME, ALEXANDR-IA.FEBRUARY 329 B.C.


Samarkand key persian fortress in northern afghanistan 329 b c

SAMARKAND, KEY PERSIAN FORTRESS IN NORTHERN AFGHANISTAN329 B.C.


In northern afghanistan alexander weds roxane daughter of the sogdian baron oxyartes 327 b c

IN NORTHERN AFGHANISTANALEXANDER WEDS ROXANE,DAUGHTER OF THE SOGDIAN BARON, OXYARTES327 B.C.


Proskynesis spring 327 b c

PROSKYNESISSPRING 327 B.C.


Hindu kush l and khyber r mountains 329 b c

HINDU-KUSH (L) AND KHYBER (R) MOUNTAINS 329 B.C.


Alexander invades india 327 b c

ALEXANDERINVADES INDIA 327 B.C.


Indus river

INDUS RIVER


Taxila ruins from alexander s time 326 b c

TAXILA RUINS FROM ALEXANDER’S TIME326 B.C.


Battle of the hydaspes may 326 b c porus war elephants spook alexander s horses

BATTLE OF THE HYDASPES MAY 326 B.C.PORUS’ WAR ELEPHANTS SPOOK ALEXANDER’S HORSES


Alexander s tactics defeat elephants

ALEXANDER’S TACTICS DEFEAT ELEPHANTS


Battle of the hydaspes

BATTLE OF THE HYDASPES


Greek map of the world

GREEK MAP OF THE WORLD


Alexander s return to babylon

ALEXANDER’SRETURNTO BABYLON


The indus delta

THE INDUS DELTA


The makran desert fall 325 b c

THE MAKRAN DESERTFALL 325 B.C.


Shiraz

SHIRAZ


Tomb of cyrus the great founder of the persian empire

TOMB OF CYRUS THE GREATFOUNDER OF THE PERSIAN EMPIRE


Tomb of cyrus reconstructed

TOMB OF CYRUS(RECONSTRUCTED)


Alexander s reentry into babylon 323 b c

ALEXANDER’SREENTRYINTOBABYLON323 B.C.


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ENFORCED MACEDONIAN-PERSIAN AMALGAMATION 324 B.C.ALEXANDER MARRIES ONE DAUGHTER OF DARIUS AND HAS HAEPHESTION MARRY HER SISTER APRIL 324 B.C.AT SAME CEREMONY 80-100 TOP MACEDONIAN OFFICERS ARE REQUIRED TO TAKE IRANIAN BRIDES. THIRTY THOUSAND IRANIAN YOUTHS GIVEN RIGOROUS MACEDONIAN MILITARY TRAINING RETURN FROM THAT TRAINING FOR SERVICE. ALEXANDER SENT A DECREE TO THE GREEK CITIES REQUIRING THEM TO SET UP CULTS TO WORSHIP HIM AS A GOD.


Death of hephaestion october 324 b c

DEATH OFHEPHAESTIONOCTOBER 324 B.C.


Alexander explores euphrates marshes below babylon 323 b c

ALEXANDER EXPLORES EUPHRATES’ MARSHES BELOW BABYLON 323 B.C.


Alexander dies from fever june 323 b c a sky chariot bearing alexander sculpture found in armenia

ALEXANDER DIES FROM FEVER JUNE 323 B.C.(A SKY CHARIOT BEARING ALEXANDERSCULPTURE FOUND IN ARMENIA)


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