Alexander of Macedon, 356-323 B.C.: A Historical Biography - Chapter 7 Summary & Analysis

Peter Green
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Darius returned to Babylon. He proposed a settlement to Alexander. Alexander wasn't ready for a settlement. He wanted to crush Darius. Alexander received Darius's. Alexander received Darius's proposed settlement at Marathos. He wanted his family returned and was willing to cede lands west of the Halys River. Darius said he acted in defense since it was Alexander who invaded. He was willing to enter into a treaty with Alexander. Alexander basically refused the offer and demanded to be addressed as the King of all Asia.

Darius began amassing a new army and renewed his plans to invade Europe. He supplied the king of Sparta with Persian ships. They began to capture cities in Asia Minor. They didn't know that Alexander was willing to sacrifice Greece and Macedonia to win the Persian Empire.

Alexander sent Parmenio to capture Damascus and secure Darius's baggage-train. They secured the...

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