Athanasios Paparis

Athanasios Paparis

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“Battle of the Granicus River”   Radu Oltean  The Battle of the Granicus River in May 334 BC was the first of three major battles fought between Alexander the Great and the Persian Empire. Fought in Northwestern Asia Minor, near the site of Troy, it was here that Alexander defeated the forces of the Persian satraps of Asia Minor, including a large force of Greek mercenaries led by Memnon of Rhodes.

Art by Radu Oltean - The Battle of the Granicus River in May 334 BC was the…

"Graeco-Bactrian war-elephant and three-man crew, late 3rd century BC"

"Graeco-Bactrian war-elephant and three-man crew, late century BC", Rory Little

Graeco-Bactrian and Indo-Greek troop and command types under King Eucratides the Great, 170-145

Graeco-Bactrian and Indo-Greek troop and command types under King Eucratides the Great,

The Marriage of Mars and Venus - Fresco from Pompeii

*POMPEII, ITALY ~ Marriage of Mars-Alexander and Aphrodite-Roxana. Fresco of the early style from Pompeii (House of the Gold Bracelet, VI 155 × 143 cm.

Alexander's Companion Cavalry: lance armed and armored (but without shield) shock cavalry

Alexander's Companion Cavalry: lance armed and armored (but without shield) shock cavalry. Perhaps after Persian campaign. The dress and armor show a composite influence of Eastern and Greek.