Alexander

'The Great', king of Macedonia 356-323 BCE. By military skill he extended the Macedonian kingdom from Greece as far as India and Egypt. An inspired leader, master strategist and economically shrewd. When he died of disease aged 33, his kingdom was showing the strain: rife with unrest, imminent war and poor government.

Alexander

[grandson of Seleucus I Nicator] Alexander (flourished 3rd century BC) was an Anatolian nobleman of Greek Macedonian and Persian descent who was a Seleucid official. Alexander was the first son born to Achaeus by an unnamed Greek mother. His father Achaeus was a wealthy nobleman who owned estates in Anatolia. His family had power in Anatoli...
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Alexander

[son of Ivan Shishman] Alexander (Александър), subsequently Iskender (Ottoman Turkish: اسكندر) (d. 1418), was the eldest son of Bulgarian tsar Ivan Shishman (r. 1371–1395). Alexander was possibly made co-emperor by his father before the Ottoman conquest of the Tarnovo Tsardom in 1395. After the subjugation of Ivan Shishman...
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Alexander

[comes] Alexander (Αλέξανδρος), known by the title comes (ο κόμης), was a Byzantine diplomat. He was active in the reign of Justinian I (r. 527-565). The main sources about him are Procopius, John Malalas and Theophanes the Confessor. == Biography == Alexander was reportedly a brother of Athanasius. His brother served as Pra...
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Alexander

[taxiarch] == Biography == He is first mentioned in 593, serving under Priscus. Alexander was at that time tasked with leading a scouting party. He and his men crossed the river Helibakion (Ialomiţa River) in search of a group of Slavic raiders. The raiders attempted to escape through the local marshes, disorienting the Byzantines. Alexand...
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Alexander

[grape] Alexander (also known as Tasker`s Grape) is a spontaneous cross of vines from which the first commercial wines in America were made. It was discovered in 1740 in the neighborhood of Springgettsbury, Philadelphia, in a vineyard where James Alexander (d. 1778), William Penn`s gardener, had originally planted cuttings of Vitis vinifera...
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Alexander

[n] - European herb somewhat resembling celery widely naturalized in Britain coastal regions and often cultivated as a potherb 2. [n] - king of Macedon
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Alexander

(1893-1920) King of the Hellenes (Greece), second son of King Constantine I, on whose dethronement 1917 he ascended the throne. His government, with Eleutherios Venizelos as premier, enjoyed...
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Alexander

Alexanders noun European herb somewhat resembling celery widely naturalized in Britain coastal regions and often cultivated as a potherb
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Alexander

(from the article `Eusebius of Caesarea`) ...Expelled from Alexandria for heresy, Arius sought and found sympathy at Caesarea, and, in fact, he proclaimed Eusebius as a leading supporter. ... Athanasius (c. 293–373) bestrides the 4th century as the inflexible champion of the Nicene dogma. He had been present at the council, defendi...
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Alexander

sole Byzantine emperor from May 11, 912, and third son of the emperor Basil I. He founded the Macedonian dynasty and caused the renewal of warfare ...
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Alexander

king of Greece from 1917 to 1920.
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Alexander

king of Poland (1501–06) of the Jagiellonian dynasty, successor to his brother John Albert.
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Alexander

prince of Serbia from 1842 to 1858.[4 related articles]
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Alexander

king of Serbia (1889–1903), whose unpopular authoritarian reign resulted not only in his assassination but also in the end of the Obrenovi dynasty.[3 related articles]
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Alexander

The Alexander was a British convict transport of 450 tons displacement, three masts ship rigged, launched in 1785 and first sailed to Australia, carrying convicts to found the proposed colony of Botany Bay on the 12th of May 1787, arriving on the 20th of January 1788. The Alexander was known to be in service until 1808.
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Alexander

[yacht] Alexander is a yacht which was built in 1965 in Lubecker Flender yard. The yacht is property of the Latsis family. It was later refurbished in Germany for use as yacht charter. ==Design== The yacht`s overall length is 123.5 meters, and her length between the two perpendiculars is 116.50 meters. Her beam is 16.50 meters wide. The dis...
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Alexander

[son of Perseus] Alexander, son of Perseus of Macedon, was a child at the conquest of his father by the Romans, and after the triumph of Aemilus Paullus in 167 BC, was kept in custody at Alba Fucens, together with his father. He became skilful in the toreutic art, learned the Latin language, and became a public notary. ...
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[martyr] Saint Alexander was a martyr and companion of St. Pothinus. Alexander was a physician in Vienne, Gaul, when he converted to Christianity. Arrested during the persecutions conducted under Emperor Marcus Aurelius. Along with Pothinus and forty-six other Christians, Alexander was tortured and executed. As part of this group, Alexander...
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Alexander

Alexander is servant to Cressida.
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Alexander

Type: Term Pronunciation: al-ek-zan′dĕr Definitions: 1. W. Stewart, 20th-century New Zealand pathologist. See: Alexander disease
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Alexander

[artists] Alexander (Gr. Ἀλέξανδρος) was the name of a number of different artists in ancient Greece and Rome: ...
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[Antigonid general] Alexander (Gr. Ἀλέξανδρος) was commander of the cavalry in the army of Antigonus III Doson during the war against Cleomenes III of Sparta. He fought against Philopoemen, then a young man, whose prudence and valor forced him to a disadvantageous engagement at Sellasia. This Alexander is probably the same person...
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Alexander

[Aetolian general] Alexander (Ἀλέξανδρος) of Aetolia, in conjunction with Dorymachus, put himself in possession of the town of Aegeira in Achaea during the Social war, in 220 BC. But the conduct of Alexander and his associates was so insolent and rapacious, that the inhabitants of the town rose to expel the small band of the Aeto...
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Alexander

Alexander, 1893–1920, king of the Hellenes (1917–20), second son of Constantine I. After his father's forced abdication, he succeeded to the Greek throne with the support of the Allies, who distrusted the sympathies of his elder brother George (later King George II). Alexander died of a ...
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