This tablet describes the defeat of Darius III by Alexander the Great at the Battle of Gaugamela in 331 BC, and Alexander's triumphant entry into Babylon.
Amastris (Greek. Killed c.284 BC) also called Amastrine, was a Persian Princess. She was the daughter of Oxyathres, brother of the Darius III.
16x24 Poster; Alexander The Great Fighting The Persian King Darius Iii. From Alexander Mosaic,
Screencap study Darius III of Persia by RickRichards
Darius III (Raz Degan), Shahanshah of the Persian Empire, his Immortals and troops
450BC Artaxerxes I Darius III Achaemenid Empire Silver Greek SIGLOS Coin i53454
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Detail of the Alexander Mosaic depicting the Battle of Issus between Alexander the Great & Darius III of Persia, from the House of the Faun in Pompeii. The original is now in MANN.
The Persian king Darius III, detail of PHILOXENOS OF ERETRIA, Battle of Issus (FIG. 5-70)