Alexander the Great
- (356–323 BCE)King of Macedon from 336 who conquered the Persian Empire. Greek culture then permeated the Mediterranean region and Greek became the international language, leading to the Greek translation of the OT (LXX), and the writing of the NT, and the early Christian liturgies, in Greek. The Seleucid dynasty derived from Alexander (from 275 BCE), which explains the interest in Alexander shown in 1 Macc. 1:1–7.
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ALEXANDER THE GREAT° — (356–323 B.C.E.), king of Macedonia who conquered most of the Near East and Asia. A legend preserved in Josephus (Ant., 11:329 ff.) tells that when Alexander was besieging Tyre, Sanballat, the leader of the Samaritans, came to him at the head of… … Encyclopedia of Judaism
Alexander the Great — ist die englische Bezeichnung für Alexander der Große. der Originaltitel des Historienfilms Alexander der Große (1956) Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort bezeichnete … Deutsch Wikipedia
Alexander the Great — 356 323 B.C.; king of Macedonia (336 323): military conqueror who helped spread Greek culture from Asia Minor & Egypt to India: also Alexander III … English World dictionary
Alexander the Great — (356 323 BC) a king of Macedonia who took control of Greece, Egypt, and most of the countries to the east of the Mediterranean Sea as far as India … Dictionary of contemporary English
Alexander the Great — This article is about the ancient king of Macedon. For other uses, see Alexander the Great (disambiguation). Alexander the Great Basileus of Macedon … Wikipedia
Alexander the Great — 356 323 B.C., king of Macedonia 336 323: conqueror of Greek city states and of the Persian empire from Asia Minor and Egypt to India. * * * or Alexander III born 356 BC, Pella, Macedonia died June 13, 323 BC, Babylon King of Macedonia (336–323)… … Universalium
Alexander the Great — King of Macedon Ruled Egypt 332 323 BC. The son of Philip II, king of Macedon, Alexander was destined to conquer the known world and, after the provinces of the Persian empire fell before him, Tyre besieged and Gaza taken, he finally reached… … Ancient Egypt
Alexander the Great — (356–323 B.C.E.) The historical Alexander the Great, Macedonian king and world conqueror, was clearly not a medieval figure. However, the character of Alexander became the central figure of a number of medieval ROMANCES, comparable to though… … Encyclopedia of medieval literature
Alexander the Great — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Alexandre le Grand (homonymie). Alexander the Great est un téléfilm américain réalisé par Phil Karlson, diffusé en 1968. Le titre fait référence à Alexandre le Grand (quatrième siècle avant Jésus Christ Sommaire… … Wikipédia en Français
Alexander the Great — The king of Macedonia, the great conqueror; probably represented in Daniel by the belly of brass (Dan. 2:32), and the leopard and the he goat (7:6; 11:3, 4). He succeeded his father Philip, and died at the age of thirty two from the effects of … Easton's Bible Dictionary
Alexander the Great — Alexan′der the Great′ n. big anh 356–323 b.c., king of Macedonia 336–323: conqueror of Greek city states and of the Persian Empire from Asia Minor and Egypt to India … From formal English to slang