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1 a covering over the hatchway leading below decks.

2 a raised frame with windows on the quarterdeck of a ship to allow light into the decks...

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King of the world: Alexander and Persia

Hugh Bowden.

in Alexander the Great

July 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Classical Studies; Classical History; Military History. 3668 words.

‘King of the World: Alexander and Persia’ examines where the title ‘King of the World’ to describe Alexander came from and his image as a ‘King of the World’. It first appears in the...

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Grānīcus

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies — Military History.

River in NW Asia Minor, scene of Alexander 2 the Great's first victory over the Persians (334 bc). Alexander began the battle on the right, launching an attack on the Persian cavalry lining...

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