Details of The Alexander Mosaic, depicting the battle of Alexander the Great and Darius III of Persia
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.
ACHAEMENID Persian Empire (550-330 BCE)
Alexander the Great (Greece) With an army of almost 40,000 an aggressive fighting force, Alexander conquered Asian Minor in a series of brilliant battles and he defeated the Persian King Darius III, taking all his land and titles.
Ancient Egypt / Italy
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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Alexander the Great fighting the Persian king Darius III
Mosaic of the Battle of Issus from the House of the Faun in Pompeii 1st century. (Detail of Darius III)
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Banana Puddin-tinis | Darius Cooks
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
15th-Century Travel (by Land)