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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.


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 ACROPOLIS, SURE HIS NAVY WILL DEFEAT THE ATHENIANS.


The agora the public space where athenians conduct the city s business
THE AGORA, THE PUBLIC SPACE WHERE ATHENIANS CONDUCT THE THE ACROPOLIS, SURE HIS NAVY WILL DEFEAT THE ATHENIANS.CITY’S BUSINESS.


Theater of dionysus
THEATER OF DIONYSUS THE ACROPOLIS, SURE HIS NAVY WILL DEFEAT THE ATHENIANS.




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


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 MINOR BURNT STUMP SENT FORTH NEW SHOOTS AFTER THE PERSIANS DEPARTEDABOUT THE TIME OF ALEXANDER


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


Alexander in macedonia
ALEXANDER AND BULGARIA THAN TO THE CITIES OF MAINLAND GREECEIN MACEDONIA


King philip the great of macedonia father of alexander
KING PHILIP THE GREAT OF MACEDONIA AND BULGARIA THAN TO THE CITIES OF MAINLAND GREECEFATHER OF ALEXANDER


Olympias mother of alexander
OLYMPIAS AND BULGARIA THAN TO THE CITIES OF MAINLAND GREECE MOTHER OF ALEXANDER


Philip s palace in macedonia
PHILIP’S PALACE IN MACEDONIA AND BULGARIA THAN TO THE CITIES OF MAINLAND GREECE


The young alexander reconstructed
THE YOUNG ALEXANDER AND BULGARIA THAN TO THE CITIES OF MAINLAND GREECE (RECONSTRUCTED)


Alexander and bucephalus
ALEXANDER AND BUCEPHALUS AND BULGARIA THAN TO THE CITIES OF MAINLAND GREECE


The school where for three years aristotle tutored alexander
THE SCHOOL WHERE FOR THREE YEARS AND BULGARIA THAN TO THE CITIES OF MAINLAND GREECEARISTOTLE 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 “PHILOSOPHOS” AND “EPITOME”


Hephaestion alexander s companion
HEPHAESTION “PHILOSOPHOS” AND “EPITOME”ALEXANDER’SCOMPANION


Assassination of philip 336 b c advance force of 10 000 already across hellespont
ASSASSINATION OF PHILIP 336 B.C. “PHILOSOPHOS” AND “EPITOME”ADVANCE FORCE OF 10,000ALREADY ACROSS HELLESPONT


Alexander against persia
ALEXANDER “PHILOSOPHOS” AND “EPITOME”AGAINSTPERSIA


Macedonia to egypt 334 b c to spring 331 b c
MACEDONIA “PHILOSOPHOS” AND “EPITOME”TOEGYPT334 B.C. TOSPRING 331 B.C.


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.


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 STOPS FIRST WHERE THE GREEKS IN THE ILIAD DESTROYED TROY. ALEXANDER’S IS THE ARMY OF HOMER’S GREEK HEROES REBORN. May 334 B.C.


Persian and greek foot soldiers
PERSIAN STOPS FIRST WHERE THE GREEKS IN THE ILIAD DESTROYED TROY. ALEXANDER’S IS THE ARMY OF HOMER’S GREEK HEROES REBORN.ANDGREEKFOOTSOLDIERS





Darius iii king of the persians
DARIUS III KING OF THE PERSIANS



Luxor the priests unexpectedly name alexander pharaoh of egypt
LUXOR THE PRIESTSUNEXPECTEDLYNAMEALEXANDERPHARAOHOFEGYPT


Oasis of siwah three weeks into the desert
OASIS OF SIWAH THREE WEEKS INTO THE DESERT


At siwah alexander consults the oracle of zeus ammon
AT SIWAH ALEXANDER CONSULTS THE ORACLE OF ZEUS AMMON



Alexander s journey through farther asia
ALEXANDER’S JOURNEY THROUGH FARTHER ASIA


Battle of gaugamela sept 30 or oct 1 331 b c end of the persian empire
BATTLE OF GAUGAMELA SEPT. 30 OR OCT 1 331 B.C.END OF THE PERSIAN EMPIRE


Entering babylon now liberated from its persian overlords 331 b c
ENTERING BABYLON, NOW LIBERATED FROM ITS PERSIAN OVERLORDS 331 B.C.


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




In northern afghanistan alexander weds roxane daughter of the sogdian baron oxyartes 327 b c
IN NORTHERN AFGHANISTAN NAME, ALEXANDR-IA.ALEXANDER WEDS ROXANE,DAUGHTER OF THE SOGDIAN BARON, OXYARTES327 B.C.


Proskynesis spring 327 b c
PROSKYNESIS NAME, ALEXANDR-IA.SPRING 327 B.C.



Alexander invades india 327 b c
ALEXANDER NAME, ALEXANDR-IA.INVADES INDIA 327 B.C.


Indus river
INDUS RIVER NAME, ALEXANDR-IA.


Taxila ruins from alexander s time 326 b c
TAXILA RUINS FROM ALEXANDER’S TIME NAME, ALEXANDR-IA.326 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. NAME, ALEXANDR-IA.PORUS’ WAR ELEPHANTS SPOOK ALEXANDER’S HORSES



Battle of the hydaspes
BATTLE OF THE HYDASPES NAME, ALEXANDR-IA.


Greek map of the world
GREEK MAP OF THE WORLD NAME, ALEXANDR-IA.


Alexander s return to babylon
ALEXANDER’S NAME, ALEXANDR-IA.RETURNTO BABYLON


The indus delta
THE INDUS DELTA NAME, ALEXANDR-IA.


The makran desert fall 325 b c
THE MAKRAN DESERT NAME, ALEXANDR-IA.FALL 325 B.C.


Shiraz
SHIRAZ NAME, ALEXANDR-IA.


Tomb of cyrus the great founder of the persian empire
TOMB OF CYRUS THE GREAT NAME, ALEXANDR-IA.FOUNDER OF THE PERSIAN EMPIRE


Tomb of cyrus reconstructed
TOMB OF CYRUS NAME, ALEXANDR-IA.(RECONSTRUCTED)


Alexander s reentry into babylon 323 b c
ALEXANDER’S NAME, ALEXANDR-IA.REENTRYINTOBABYLON323 B.C.


ENFORCED MACEDONIAN-PERSIAN NAME, ALEXANDR-IA.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 OF NAME, ALEXANDR-IA.HEPHAESTIONOCTOBER 324 B.C.



Alexander dies from fever june 323 b c a sky chariot bearing alexander sculpture found in armenia
ALEXANDER DIES FROM FEVER B.C. JUNE 323 B.C.(A SKY CHARIOT BEARING ALEXANDERSCULPTURE FOUND IN ARMENIA)


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