Alexander the Great Timeline
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BirthAlexander is born at Pella, Macedonia, to King Philip II and Olympias.-35650https://encrypted-tbn3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQJmfiUHt4JC_QdPn1g4CWi8kFsQl8QmHz98TqkcIFoPhHXx-xTXAhttp://ancienthistory.about.com/od/alexandertimeline/qt/Alexandertime.htmcircle_green.pngPre-Coronation
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Puts Down Maedi Revolt-34042https://encrypted-tbn2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRQDw_nrKWSxNjsmsVVbsEV5xk4bmMq9DkEiI7pUWLsEKuey8skhAhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maediflag_purple.pngMilitary, Pre-Coronation
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Battle of ChaeroneaFights beside his father and helps win the battle-33845https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTUI8YpFw5O-RGaUi8U6gYAOMHd6bPH-jQpLG1n3wriLhgNbxO-http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/alexanderbattles/g/chaeronea.htmtriangle_red.pngMilitary, Pre-Coronation
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EnthronementAlexander becomes ruler of Macedonia.-33648https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQ_MmMXhQXr0lhjv6fmjVDVTxXgkw1oDh6_aTd4KzO6P-rSJL5Hhttp://library.thinkquest.org/J0112190/alexander_the_great.htminf_orange.pngPersonal, Period of Rule
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Battle of GranciusAlexander the Great first defeated the Persians, led by Darius III, in May/June 334 B.C., at the Battle of the Granicus, a river near Troy. As a result of this battle, Alexander gained a strong base in Asia Minor.-33447http://0.tqn.com/d/ancienthistory/1/G/S/d/2/BattleoftheGranicus.jpghttp://ancienthistory.about.com/od/alexanderterms/g/040508Granicus.htmstar_red.pngMilitary, Persia, Period of Rule
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Battle of IssusAlexander the Great fought the Battle at Issus soon after the Battle at the Granicus. Like his father Philip, the glory-seeking Alexander aimed to conquer the Persian Empire. Although greatly outnumbered, Alexander was a better tactician. Despite injury and the steep cost in human lives, Alexander won the Battle at Issus.-33352http://0.tqn.com/d/ancienthistory/1/G/W/d/2/Battle_of_Issus.jpghttp://ancienthistory.about.com/od/alexander/a/041208Issus.htmsquare_purple.pngPersia, Military, Period of Rule
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Tyre & GazaWins siege of Tyre; attacks Gaza, which falls.-33241circle_yellow.pngMilitary, Period of Rule
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Founds AlexandriaIn 331 B.C.E., not only does Alexander found the famed city of Alexandria in Egypt, but he also wins a decisive battle, the Battle of Gaugamela (Arbela), against Darius.-331-32950https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQk-TQKzy1Uvwp5rjrh8IwEMwG7wXf68ICU9MfKuG5AEN8cvHQmjwhttps://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&cad=rja&ved=0CDUQFjAA&url=http%3A%2F%2Fen.wikipedia.org%2Fwiki%2FAlexandria&ei=8d4HUbbgHJDE0AGh7YHwBw&usg=AFQjCNExVvkgBZK7AHMpmnmASMRwxOOvkg&sig2=rJncqDzaE2kE5bFsrMaKYg&bvm=bv.41524429,d.dmQsym_goldstar.pngPersonal, Period of Rule
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Kills Clitus the BlackClitus was an officer in the Companion Cavalry and became commander of the king's bodyguard. Clitus saved the life of Alexander during the Battle of the Granicus (334). When the commander of the Companion Cavalry, Philotas, was executed for treason, Clitus was the logical replacement, but Alexander chose to split the command between Clitus and Hephaestion.-32842http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/3/34/The_killing_of_Cleitus_by_Andre_Castaigne_%281898-1899%29_reduced.jpg/379px-The_killing_of_Cleitus_by_Andre_Castaigne_%281898-1899%29_reduced.jpghttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cleitus_the_Blacksym_warning.pngPersonal, Period of Rule
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Marries RoxanneIn 327 B.C., Roxane, a Bactrian princess and the daughter of Oxyartes, married Alexander the Great. Roxane gave birth to Alexander's posthumous son, Alexander Aegus and had Alexander's second wife, Stateira (Barsine), killed.-32752http://www.art-prints-on-demand.com/kunst/pierre_narcisse_guerin_3656/wedding_alexander_great_356_3_hi.jpghttp://ancienthistory.about.com/od/alexander/g/Roxane.htmsym_card_heart.pngPersonal, Period of Rule
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Begins March to India-32745circle_yellow.pngMilitary, Period of Rule
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Battle of Hydaspes Wins Battle of River Hydaspes against Porus; Bucephalus dies-32643star_red.pngMilitary, Period of Rule
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Troops MutinyTroops Mutiny on way to India-32442square_blue.pngMilitary, Period of Rule
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DeathAlexander dies at Babylon in the palace of Nebuchadnezzar II-32355https://encrypted-tbn1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRxeHDy5MnLDI_kpC9GV0msXsZ-g-ecAfYvCdoJEZFFtZ9zytghttp://wso.williams.edu/~junterek/death.htmmusic_black.pngPersonal, Period of Rule
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