from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Alexander III 1 Known as "Alexander the Great.” 356-323 B.C. King of Macedonia (336-323) and conquerer of Asia Minor, Syria, Egypt, Babylonia, and Persia. His reign marked the beginning of the Hellenistic Age.
  • Alexander III 2 Originally Orlando Bandinelli. Died 1181. Pope (1159-1181) who excommunicated Frederick I (1165) and established papal supremacy.


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