Alexander the Great goes ashore in Asia (Minor). Painting by Tom Lovell.
By Periklis Deligiannis
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Greek archaeologist Katerina Peristeri dug a marble tomb from the time of Alexander the Great, this achievement becomes her instant fame. 433 more words
It is the year 308 BC; fifteen years after the death of Alexander the Great. During this time, his empire has been unofficially divided between his closest companions: Ptolemy, a Macedonian general and one of Alexander’s oldest friends, has control of Egypt; the one-eyed general Antigonus has Asia Minor and Syria, and Cassander – son of the late great general Antipater – has forcefully taken over as regent of Macedonia and the Greek city states. 1,022 more words