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ALEXANDER’S LIFE A QUEST JOURNEY

ALEXANDER’S LIFE A QUEST JOURNEY

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  1. 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.

  2. GREECE AND PERSIABEFOREALEXANDER

  3. GREECE AND ASIA MINORABOUT THE TIME OF ALEXANDER

  4. PERSIAN KING DARIUS I RECEIVES TRIBUTEWITH HIS SON XERXES BEHIND HIM

  5. ACROPOLIS IN ATHENS WITH THE UNFINISHEDPARTHENON BEFORE480 B.C.

  6. 480 B.C. XERXES OVERLOOKS THE BAY OF SALAMIS AFTER BURNING THE ACROPOLIS, SURE HIS NAVY WILL DEFEAT THE ATHENIANS.

  7. ATHENS FLOURISHES AFTER THE PERSIAN INVASIONS

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

  9. THEATER OF DIONYSUS

  10. THE ACROPOLIS RESTORED AFTER THE PERSIANS SACKED AND BURNED IT

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

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

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

  14. GREECE AND ASIA MINORABOUT THE TIME OF ALEXANDER

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

  16. ALEXANDER IN MACEDONIA

  17. KING PHILIP THE GREAT OF MACEDONIAFATHER OF ALEXANDER

  18. OLYMPIAS MOTHER OF ALEXANDER

  19. PHILIP’S PALACE IN MACEDONIA

  20. THE YOUNG ALEXANDER (RECONSTRUCTED)

  21. ALEXANDER AND BUCEPHALUS

  22. THE SCHOOL WHERE FOR THREE YEARSARISTOTLE TUTORED ALEXANDER

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

  24. MACEDONIAN MOSAIC OF LION HUNT

  25. HEPHAESTIONALEXANDER’SCOMPANION

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

  27. ALEXANDERAGAINSTPERSIA

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

  29. 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.

  30. 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.

  31. Battle of River Granicus May 334 B.C.

  32. PERSIANANDGREEKFOOTSOLDIERS

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

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

  35. ALEXANDER

  36. DARIUS III KING OF THE PERSIANS

  37. THE SEIGE OF TYRE 332 B.C.

  38. LUXORTHE PRIESTSUNEXPECTEDLYNAMEALEXANDERPHARAOHOFEGYPT

  39. OASIS OF SIWAHTHREE WEEKS INTO THE DESERT

  40. AT SIWAH ALEXANDER CONSULTSTHE ORACLE OF ZEUS AMMON

  41. FOUNDED ALEXANDRIA IN EGYPT331 B. C.

  42. ALEXANDER’SJOURNEY THROUGH FARTHER ASIA

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  50. PROSKYNESISSPRING 327 B.C.