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Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Personalities -- A-Z

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1891
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON P. A-Z
Alexander, the Great, 356-323 B.C
Armor -- To 499
Horses -- To 499
Chariots -- To 499
Arms & armament -- To 499
Campaigns & battles -- To 499
Mosaics -- Italy
Darius III, King of Persia, d. 330 B.C.
Content : Additional text on border.

Content : This mosaic is from the House of the Faun in Pompeii. It depicts the Battle of Issus in 333 B.C. between the armies of Alexander of Macedonia and Darius III of Persia. Alexander's army defeated Darius III.

Source note: Handbuch der Mosaik-und Glasmalerei. (Leipzig : Seemann, 1891) Elis, Carl , Author. Andree, J. , Editor.
Physical Description
Wood engravings
Extent: 1 print : b ; 13.4 x 20.3 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
UUID: 52aca830-c5bf-012f-3fa2-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1891: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Alexanderschlacht." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1891. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-609e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Alexanderschlacht." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 27, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-609e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1891). Alexanderschlacht. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-609e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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