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The ancient Greek marines/epibitae. These two are identified from their shield devices. The tortoise, from the isle of Aegina, and the 'Pegasus', for the Korinthian hero, Bellerophon, from Korinth. Art by Christos Giannopolous

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Spartan General Pausanias. Pausanias was a Spartan general of the 5th century BCE, responsible for the Greek victory over Mardonius and the Persians at the Battle of Plataea in 479 BCE, and was the leader of the Hellenic League created to resist Persian aggression during the Greco-Persian Wars.

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alexander iii of macedon Basileus of Macedon, Hegemon of the Hellenic League, Shahanshah of Persia, Pharaoh of Egypt, Lord of Asia Alexander III of Macedon, commonly known as Alexander the Great, was a king of Macedon, a state in northern ancient Greece. Born in Pella in 356 BC, Alexander was tutored by Aristotle until the age of 16. By the age of thirty, he had created one of the largest empires of the ancient world, stretching from the Ionian Sea to the Himalayas. He was undefeated in…

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Battle of Issus Wars of Alexander the Great 333 B Result Hellenic victory. Hellenic League Achaemenid Empire Greek mercenaries Commanders and leaders Alexander the Great-Darius iii Strength 40,850 in total: 13,000 peltasts,[1] 22,000 heavy infantry,[2] 5,850 cavalry[2] 50-100,000 (modern sources) 250,000—600,000 (ancient sources) (See below) Casualties and losses 7,000[3] ~20,000

Pausanias (470BCE). Spartan general, responsible for Greek victory over Mardonius and the Persians at the Battle of Plataea in 479 BC. lLeader of the Hellenic League created to resist Persian aggression during the Greco-Persian Wars. Later, he was accused of disloyalty and sought asylum in the temple of Athena. He starved to death.

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Albrecht Altdorfer; "Battle at Issus" The Battle of Issus was the second great battle of Alexander's conquest of Asia. It occurred in southern Anatolia, in November 333 BC between the Hellenic League and Achaemenid Persia, ruled by Darius III. The Greek phalanx and their expertise at close combat drove the Persians from the field.

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