Alexander's Siege of Tyre, 332 BCE
After defeating Darius III at the battle of Issus in November 333 BCE, Alexander marched his army (about 35,000-40,000 strong) into...
Alexandria is a port city on the Mediterranean Sea in northern Egypt founded in 331 BCE by Alexander the Great. It...
Ancient Greek Warfare
In the ancient Greek world, warfare was seen as a necessary evil of the human condition. Whether it be small frontier skirmishes...
Ancient Warriors - Episode 05: The Macedonians (History Documentary)
Ancient Warriors - Episode 05: The Macedonians (History Documentary) This Ancient Warriors series from the Discovery...
Antipater (c. 399-319 BCE) was a Macedonian statesman and loyal lieutenant of both Alexander the Great and his father Philip...
Aristotle of Stagira was a Greek philosopher who pioneered systematic, scientific examination in literally every area...
Asia Minor is a geographic region in the south-western part of Asia comprising most of what is present-day Turkey. The earliest...
Baalbek is an ancient Phoenician city located in what is now modern day Lebanon, north of Beirut, in the Beqaa Valley. ...
Battle of Chaeronea
The Battle of Chaeronea took place in 338 BCE on an early August morning outside the town of Chaeronea. Although...
Battle of Chaeronia
A map illustrating the battle of Chaeronia.