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The Battle of the Granicus (334 B.C.E.)

The Battle of the Granicus (334 B.C.E.)

It was May of the year 334 B.C.E, and Alexander the Great’s invasion of the Persian Empire had just begun. For the moment, Alexander’s stated goal was to pursue a policy of liberation for Greek city-states living under Persian rule. At least, that’s what he was telling everybody, and at this point there was no …

Alexander the Great (All Parts)

In 334 BC, Alexander, King of Macedonia, began one of the greatest military campaigns in history – against the superpower of the age – the Persian Empire. Just 20 years-old, his brilliant and fearless leadership won him battle after battle. And in an astonishing 10 year campaign that took him to the edge of the …