Battle of Issus-5, 333 BC between the Hellenic League led by Alexander the Great and the Achaemenid Empire, led by Darius III, in the second great battle of Alexander's conquest of Asia.

Battle of Issus-5, 333 BC between the Hellenic League led by Alexander the Great and the Achaemenid Empire, led by Darius III, in the second great battle of Alexander's conquest of Asia.

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.

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.

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…

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…

Macedonian is a dialect of Greek - The Pact of the Hellenic League - The Pact of the Hellenic League, 337 BCE, Athens, Epigraphical Museum.

Macedonian is a dialect of Greek - The Pact of the Hellenic League - The Pact of the Hellenic League, 337 BCE, Athens, Epigraphical Museum.

Battle of Issus  The Battle of Issus occurred in southern Anatolia, in November 333 BC between the Hellenic League led by Alexander the Great and the Achaemenid Empire, led by Darius III, in the second great battle of Alexander's conquest of Asia.

Battle of Issus The Battle of Issus occurred in southern Anatolia, in November 333 BC between the Hellenic League led by Alexander the Great and the Achaemenid Empire, led by Darius III, in the second great battle of Alexander's conquest of Asia.

Battle of Issus  The Battle of Issus occurred in southern Anatolia, in November 333 BC between the Hellenic League led by Alexander the Great and the Achaemenid Empire, led by Darius III, in the second great battle of Alexander's conquest of Asia.

Battle of Issus The Battle of Issus occurred in southern Anatolia, in November 333 BC between the Hellenic League led by Alexander the Great and the Achaemenid Empire, led by Darius III, in the second great battle of Alexander's conquest of Asia.

ELEANA's Poster, Zurich, November 2012. Hellenic League Against Rheumatism - ELEANA organization won the Prize for the most beautiful poster at the EULAR Autumn Conference, poster exhibition. ©SpyridoulaTrivizaki

ELEANA's Poster, Zurich, November 2012. Hellenic League Against Rheumatism - ELEANA organization won the Prize for the most beautiful poster at the EULAR Autumn Conference, poster exhibition. ©SpyridoulaTrivizaki

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

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.

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.

Philip provided his Macedonian solders in the phalanx with sarissa, a spear which was long 6 meters, about 18 feet. The sarissa, when held upright by the rear rows of the phalanx (there were usually eight rows), helped hide maneuvers behind the phalanx from the view of the enemy. When held horizontal by the front rows of the phalanx, it was a brutal weapon for people could be run through from 20 feet away.

Philip provided his Macedonian solders in the phalanx with sarissa, a spear which was long 6 meters, about 18 feet. The sarissa, when held upright by the rear rows of the phalanx (there were usually eight rows), helped hide maneuvers behind the phalanx from the view of the enemy. When held horizontal by the front rows of the phalanx, it was a brutal weapon for people could be run through from 20 feet away.

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