Military List Of Wars of Alexander the Great Battles

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List of every major Wars of Alexander the Great battle, including photos, images, or maps of the most famous Wars of Alexander the Great battles when available. While it is not a comprehensive list of all skirmishes, conflicts, or battles that took place in the Wars of Alexander the Great, we have tried to include as many military events and actions as possible. All the battles on this Wars of Alexander the Great list are currently listed alphabetically, but if you want to find a specific battle you can search for it by using the "search". Information about these Wars of Alexander the Great battles are included below as well, such as their specific locations and who was involved in the fight.

Siege of Tyre and Battle of the Hydaspes are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list
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Alexander's Balkan campaign

The Balkan campaign of Alexander the Great took place in 335 BC, against a number of rebellious vassals of the Macedonian kingdom. Alexander successfully pacified each in turn, leaving him free to begin the long planned invasion of Persia. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Illyria

Part of: Wars of Alexander the Great

Combatants: Macedonia, Ancient Thebes

Commanders: Alexander the Great

Indian campaign of Alexander t... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List Of Wars of Alexander the Great Battles
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Indian campaign of Alexander the Great

The Indian campaign of Alexander the Great began in 326 BC. After conquering the Achaemenid Empire of Persia, the Macedonian king Alexander launched a campaign into the northwestern Indian subcontinent. The Battle of the Hydaspes river against King Porus in Punjab is considered by many historians, Peter Connolly being one of them, as the most costly battle that the armies of Alexander fought. The rationale for this campaign is usually said to be Alexander's desire to conquer the entire known world, which the Greeks thought ended in north-western India. While considering the conquests of Carthage and Rome, Alexander died in Babylon on June 13, 323 BC. In 321 BC, two years after Alexander's ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: South Asia

Part of: Wars of Alexander the Great

Combatants: Macedonia

Commanders: Alexander the Great

Battle of Chaeronea is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List Of Wars of Alexander the Great Battles
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The Battle of Chaeronea is an historical military event represented in fiction in the Sacred Band of Stepsons universe. Victory by the Macedonians over Athens, Thebes, and their allies at Chaeronea marked an end to Theban ascendancy and obliterated for all time the Sacred Band of Thebes. Macedonian forces, using revolutionary infantry techniques such as the oblique phalanx and maximizing novel deployment of Thessalians and cavalry, with approximately 32,000 on the field, broke the Greek lines of 15,000 mercenaries and allied infantry in the center, 10,000 Athenians on the left opposite Philip, and 7,000 Boeotians stretching to the river Cessiphus. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Boeotia, Greece

Part of: Wars of Alexander the Great, Rise of Macedon

Combatants: Classical Athens, Macedonia, Ancient Thebes

Commanders: Alexander the Great, Chares of Athens, Philip II of Macedon

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Battle of Gaugamela is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List Of Wars of Alexander the Great Battles
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The Battle of Gaugamela, also called the Battle of Arbela, was the decisive battle of Alexander the Great's invasion of the Persian Achaemenid Empire. In 331 BC Alexander's army of the Hellenic League met the Persian army of Darius III near Gaugamela, close to the modern city of Mosul in Iraq. Even though heavily outnumbered, Alexander emerged victorious due to his superior tactics and army. It was a decisive victory for the Hellenic League and led to the fall of the Achaemenid Empire. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Mosul, Iraq

Part of: Wars of Alexander the Great

Combatants: Macedonia, Achaemenid Empire, Greece

Commanders: Alexander the Great, Darius III

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