Monday, September 12, 2005

Darius III Codomannus

Darius III Codomannus - A tribute to the Persian king defeated by Alexander the Great at Gaugamela in 331 BC. This site includes images, biographical and analytical articles, and links to ancient Persian Web resources.

From the site:

In 331 BC the Persian King Darius III suffered his shattering defeat by Alexander the Great at the battle of Gaugamela. In the aftermath Darius was murdered by his kinsmen. With his death ended the Achaemenid dynasty which had reigned supreme over the Ancient world for more than two centuries.

Alexander had crushed an enchanting and unique culture. The aim of gaugamela.com is to help you to discover the wealth and heritage of foreign, distant or lost cultures. This is a tribute to the Great King Darius III. At Gaugamela he found his 'Waterloo'.

2 comments:

Garben said...

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Miland said...

Garben,

Thanks for the kind words.