Sentence Examples

  • In 333 B.C., after the battle of Issus, it was delivered over by treachery to Parmenio, the general of Alexander the Great; the harem and treasures of Darius had here been lodged.
  • But, having expressed his dissatisfaction with the preparations made by the king just before the battle of Issus (333), he was put to death.
  • After the victory of Alexander the Great at Issus in 333 B.C. all the states of Cyprus welcomed him, and sent timber and ships for his siege of Tyre in 332.
  • A rumour of the defeat of his allies sent him back from the siege of Sidon into Egypt, and in the partition of the empire, which followed their victory over Antigonus at Issus, he was ignored.
  • 332 B.C., after the battle of Issus, Alexander entered Egypt, he was welcomed as a deliverer.

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