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From Artaxerxes III to Alexander III, 342–332

Stephen Ruzicka

in Trouble in the West: Egypt and the Persian Empire, 525-332 BC

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199766628
eISBN:
9780199932719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766628.003.0020
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter sorts out the meager evidence for developments between Artaxerxes III's recovery of Egypt in 343/2 and Alexander's takeover of Egypt in 332. Despite apparent Persian success in the 340s, ... More


Conspiracies

E. Badian

in Alexander the Great in Fact and Fiction

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198152873
eISBN:
9780191715136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198152873.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

Alexander the Great, in one known case, believed in a conspiracy that did not exist, on the part of supporters of Cleitus. Anyone accused of suspecting conspiracies on the part of Alexander, where ... More


Erōs and Ambition in the Alexander–Caesar

Jeffrey Beneker

in The Passionate Statesman: Erõs and Politics in Plutarch's Lives

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199695904
eISBN:
9780191741319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695904.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter examines the Alexander–Caesar, and in particular Plutarch's interpretation of Alexander's victory over the Persian king Darius III and Julius Caesar's victory over his Roman political ... More


Alexander the Great Defeats Darius III

Jan P. Stronk

in Semiramis' Legacy: The History of Persia According to Diodorus of Sicily

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474414258
eISBN:
9781474430975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414258.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

After discussing the rise to power of Darius III, Diodorus extensively relates the first stages of the war between Alexander III the Great of Macedon and Darius III up to the Battle of Gaugamela. ... More


The Great King and His Armies

Waldemar Heckel

in In the Path of Conquest: Resistance to Alexander the Great

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190076689
eISBN:
9780197501146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190076689.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

Darius III, after the defeat of his forces at the Granicus and the death of Memnon of Rhodes in the following year, prepared a massive army, drawing on the forces from the heart of the empire. The ... More


From Persepolis to Babylon

Jan P. Stronk

in Semiramis' Legacy: The History of Persia According to Diodorus of Sicily

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474414258
eISBN:
9781474430975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414258.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

Having learned that King Darius was murdered by his relative Bessus, who himself subsequently proclaimed to be the rightful Achaemenid king, Alexander III the Great started the pursuit of Bessus. ... More


Reciting the Sword’s Prayer

Frank L. Holt

in The Treasures of Alexander the Great: How One Man's Wealth Shaped the World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199950966
eISBN:
9780190469702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199950966.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

No group enriched Alexander more than the kings he conquered or co-opted. Foremost among them was Darius III of Persia, whose rich treasuries fell one by one into Alexander’s hands. These included ... More


The Near East, North Africa, Europe

Thomas R. Trautmann

in Elephants and Kings: An Environmental History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226264226
eISBN:
9780226264530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226264530.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

Kings of Persia imported war elephants and Indian drivers. Alexander the Great acquired Indian elephants and elephant personnel. After his death the Hellenistic kingdoms used war elephants against ... More


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