Battle of Issus (333 BC)
The battle ended with the overwhelming victory of the Macedonian army over the Persian army led by Darius III.
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Soldiers of the ancient Macedonian Kingdom were dreaded warriors.
The excellent archers were feared members of the Persian army
The phalanx formation was a military formation of the Greek heavy infantry.
Ancient Persian monarchs were famous for the size of their empire and their wealth.
The legendary ruler and military leader, Alexander the Great, established a vast empire.
Ancient Indian war elephants were used as ´tanks´ in battles.
Scipio’s Roman army defeated Hannibal’s Punic army in the battle fought during the 2nd Punic war in Africa.
Numerous legendary empires were built (and destroyed) in the course of history.
The army of Alexander the Great successfully deployed siege towers in its attacks against fortifications.
The battle, that is considered to be a tactical masterpiece, meant a decisive victory for Alexander the Great against Persia.
The marathon running event was instituted in commemoration of the run of a Greek soldier after the Battle of Marathon, fought between the Athenian and the...
The battle of the Greek-Persian War became famous for the heroic sacrifice of the Spartan soldiers.
Place the sites of notable battles in history on a blank map.
King Darius as well as Xerxes built pontoon bridges across the Bosphorus for the Persian army.