Battle of Issus

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Historical Context Note

This victory of Alexander the Great against the Persian king Darius III allowed the Macedonian army to occupy Syria and Phoenicia.

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Citation:
Bouchard, Elsa. "Battle of Issus". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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