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Alexander of Macedon, 356-323 B.C.: A Historical Biography Setting & Symbolism

Peter Green
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Macedonia

Macedonia was a large territorial state in Europe that included modern day Greece.

Pella

Pella was the capital of Macedonia.

Mieza

Mieza is a village north of Beroea and is located in the eastern foothills of the Bermios range.

Chaeronea

Chaeronea is the site of the decisive battle where Macedonia defeated the armies of Athens and Thebes.

Athens

Athens was one of the strongest city states in ancient Greece.

Thebes

Thebes was a strong city state located forty miles from Athens.

Persian Empire

The Persian Empire, which Alexander attacked, ranged from the Red Sea to the Caspian Sea and from Hellespont to past Kindu Kush. It was ruled over by Darius.

Ephesus

Ephesus is a part of the Persian Empire where Alexander first established his base after the battle of Granicus.

Issus

Issus was a place in Persia where the armies of Alexander and Darius first clashed...

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