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The Alexander Mosaic. This 19-foot-by-10-foot mosaic was discovered in Pompeii. The mosaic depicts the battle of Issus, 333 B.C., between the armies of Alexander the Great and Darius III of Persia.

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Sissy Cambis - Queen of Persia and the Mother of Darius III

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Persian king Darius III. and his army

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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.

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Darius III, wounded and imprisoned in a cart (chariot). Boccaccio, Des cas des nobles hommes et femmes, c. 1410 (Paris). BGE Ms. fr. 190/1, fol. 139r. Bibliothèque de Genève, Geneva

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Royal Banquet. Alexander dines with Darius. From Jean Wauquelin's Chroniques d'Alexandre, mid 15 C (Bruges). BnF MS Français 9342 fol. 105v. Bibliothèque nationale, Paris

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Achaemenid gold cup ca 400 BCE

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Alexander the Great's Absolute Thrashing of Darius at the Battle of Gaugamela

Alexander the Great's absolute thrashing of Darius at the Battle of Gaugamela This is sweet...looks like the Michigan State logo

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Mosaic found in Pompeii showing Alexander the Great fighting king Darius III of Persia. The original is at the Naples National Archaeological Museum. Dated around 100 BCE..