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Alexander the Great

Hellenistic Period (332—63 BCE)

Source: Roman floor mosaic
Embroidery: Alia Abu Rabia', Drejat, Naqab
Size: 59 x 104 cm

Alexander III of Macedon (356-323 BCE), commonly known as Alexander the Great, created one of the largest empires in the ancient world. He conquered the Persians, who had earlier subjugated Palestine, but his conquest of Palestine was not violent. The land simply came into his hands with the rest of the Persian Empire.

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