Alexander the Great. Born in 356 BC, Alexander the Great rose to power as a great military leader. Unfettered by the social conventions of later eras, Alexander the Great openly expressed his love of his best friend, Hephaestion.
Sliver Tetradrachm with head of Alexander the Great BCE). In this coin, Alexander wears an elephant-skin headdress, alluding to his conquest of the East. The Macedonian king ruled Babylon from 331 BCE until his death in that same city in 323 BCE.
Alexander The Great by Kirsi Salonen ( On his death bed, Alexander summoned his generals and told them his 3 final wishes: The best doctors should carry his coffin The wealth he has accumulated (money, gold, precious sto.