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Alexander Of Macedon

from Mail Online

Have archaeologists discovered the grave of Alexander the Great? Experts find enormous marble tomb fit for a king in Greece

Alexander III of Macedon, also known as Alexander the Great, was a king of Macedon, a state in northern ancient Greece...

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A Hellenistic gold oak wreath, Circa 4th-3rd Century B.C. A delicate wreath made of fine gold oak leaves with acorns, of the type worn by Alexander the Great's father, Philip II of Macedon.

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Golden wreath diadem from the tomb of a woman, possibly a wife of Phillip II of Macedon (Alexander the Great’s father), excavated in Vergina...

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Alexander III of Macedon (20/21 July 356 – 10/11 June 323 BC), commonly known as Alexander the Great (Greek: Ἀλέξανδρος ὁ Μέγας, Aléxandros ho Mégasiii[›] from the Greek αλέξω alexo "to defend, help" + ανήρ aner "man"), was a king of Macedon, a state in northern ancient Greece. Born in Pella in 356 BC, Alexander was tutored by Aristotle until the age of 16. By the age of thirty, he had created one of the largest empires of the ancient world, stretching from the Ionian Sea to the Himalayas.

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Hellenistic Gold Oak Wreath, c. 4th-3rd Century BC. A Greek Hellenistic diadem wreath comprising numerous projecting sprays of sheet-gold oak leaves in two sizes with serrated edges and veins. The most famous of such wreaths is the example from Vergina in the tomb of Philip II of Macedon, father of Alexander the Great. The oak leaves may symbolize the power of Zeus, who was often represented by the oak tree. This is a finely detailed example of the type executed with great skill.

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Not to mention young Audrey risking her life to save a group of British solders during the war

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from Mail Online

A golden discovery: Bulgarian archaeologists discover astonishing artefacts 'linked to Alexander the Great' in vast network of tombs

Beautifully-preserved treasures found in Bulgarian historical site Thracian artefacts are more than 2,000 years old May be linked to Phillip II of Macedon, Alexander the Greats father

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Copy of the golden lion head helmet of Alexander the Great as it is depicted at the Sarcophagus of Sidon Lebanon

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Alexander The Great was known as one of the most important and successful leaders of all time. His reign started in Macedon and stretched all the way to the Himalayas. He was also a very powerful military leader, and never lost a battle.

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Philip II of Macedon, father of Alexander the Great - tiny ivory portrait found in his tomb, in Vergina, northern Greece Philip II of Macedon Father of Alexander the Great. Lived from 382-336 BC. He was the king of the Greek kingdom of Macedon from 359 BC until his assassination in 336 BC.