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The Battle of Issus (part 1)

The Battle of Issus (part 1)

THE BATTLE OF ISSUS After crossing over from the Greek mainland at the Hellespont and defeating the Persians for the first time at the Battle of Granicus, Alexander went southwards throughout Ionia along the Mediteranian to free the Greek cities from...

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Battle of Issus (Part 2)

Battle of Issus (Part 2)

Battle of Issus (Part 2) The battle was stil very undecisive when Alexander decided to lead a charge with his heavy cavalry straight at the center of the Persian Army. Seeing Alexander cutting his way through the Persians and making straight for him,...

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Les chariots de darius

Les chariots de darius

Comment reproduire les chars de Darius? Sur la célèbre mosaique dite "d'Issus", trouvée à Pompéi et sur laquelle on voit le Roi des Rois aux prises avec Alexandre et ses compagnons losqu'ils ont percé le centre perse et menacent l'état-major de Darius,...

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The Phalanx

The Phalanx

The Macedonian Phalanx The Macedonian phalanx is an infantry formation developed by Philip II and used by his son Alexander the Great to conquer the Persian Empire. Phalanxes remained dominant on battlefields throughout the Hellenistic period, although...

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