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Alexander III of Macedon (356 - 323 BC), the son of the brilliant ruler and strategist Philip II of Macedon, was born in Pella.
Darius III escaped once again but his army was shattered at the Battle of Gaugamela, the last big battle of the war which took place between Nineveh and Arbela on the 1st October 331 BC.
Antiochos III was defeated at the Battle of Magnesia (189 BC) and lost his lands beyond the Taurus range, to Rome.
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 JewishEncyclopedia.com - ALEXANDER III., ALEXANDROVICH, Emperor of Russia:
The emperor assured its members that the Jewish question would receive his attention, that the disturbances were the work of anarchists, and he advised them to address a memorandum on the subject to the minister of the interior.
Both the emperor and the grand duke Vladimir expressed their belief that race-hatred was not the real cause, but only the pretext, of the recent disorders.
In accordance with the promise of the czar, an edict was issued Sept. 3, 1881, ordering the appointment of local commissions from all the governments to be under the direction of the governors, for the solution of the Jewish question.
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  Alexander III
The second son of Alexander II was born in St. Petersburg on February 26, 1845.
Alexander III became official heir to the throne after the death of his elder brother, Nicholas, in 1865.
Alexander III died on October 20, 1894, in Livadia, Crimea, and was buried in the Cathedral of the St. Peter and St. Paul Fortress in St. Petersburg.
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 Alexander (emperor)
A Byzantine Mosaic portrait of Emperor Alexander III (870 - 913), in the Hagia Sophia, Istanbul, Turkey
During his short reign, Alexander found himself attacked by the forces of Al-Muqtadir of the Abbasid Caliphate in the East, and provoked a war with Simeon I of Bulgaria by refusing to send the traditional tribute on his accession.
The sources are uniformly hostile towards Alexander, who is depicted as lazy, lecherous, and malignant, including the rumor that he planned to castrate young Constantine VII in order to exclude him from the succession.
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 pope innocent iii
Pope Innocent III made use of the weakness of Frederick II (who was four) to reassert papal power in Sicily, and acknowledged Frederick II as king only after the surrender of the privileges of the Four Chapters, which William I of Sicily had previously extorted from Pope Adrian IV.
Pope Innocent III called for the Fourth Crusade in 1198, directing the call towards the knights and nobles of Europe, rather than the kings (he preferred that neither Richard I of England and Philip II of France, who were still engaged in war, nor his German enemies, participate).
Pope Innocent III excommunicated the Venetians in return, and although he was not pleased with the means by which it was done, he accepted the end result of the temporary reunification of the Catholic and Orthodox churches after the Great Schism of 1054.
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Under Ahmet III, after a period of lull corresponding to the artistic Tulip Period (Lale Devri 1718-1730), war, raging again, brought victories to the enemies of the Empire.
First attempts towards modernization were made, from the end of the 18th century and during the 19th century, by enlightened sultans such as Selim III (1789-1807) who opened new military schools and reorganized the military with the help of French instructors, but failed to replace the Janissaries who overthrew him.
Tsar Alexander II's accession to the throne and the capture of Sevastopol by the allied troops led to peace negotations.
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 Faberge - Treasures of Imperial Russia
It is generally thought that Tsar Alexander III commissioned this First Egg as a souvenir of home for Alexandra Feodorovna – a token of affection for his homesick wife, who would have known the Danish original in her family’s collection.
During the reign of Tsar Alexander III and Tsarina Maria Feodorovna, the first porcelain eggs with gold cyphers on a white or sang de boeuf ground made their appearance.
It was catalogued as the egg presented by Alexander III in 1888 (sic) and sold for £85 (reserved at 50 guineas) to R. Suenson-Taylor (later created Lord Grantchester), with a Mr.
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 The Decline   (Site not responding. Last check: )
As it became evident that a jealous Elagabalus sought the death of Alexander Severus, the praetorians were driven to invade the palace, slay Elagabalus and proclaim the Alexander Severus emperor.
The historians are full of praises of the virtues of the young emperor, the restoration of tranquility, the revival of prosperity which had suffered grievously from the merciless and capricious taxation imposed to meet the extravagances of the two last reigns.
Alexander had scarcely returned to Rome when he was summoned to the northern frontier to deal with the German hordes.
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 Alexander III (emperor) - Phantis
Alexander III (870 - 913) was the son of Basil I and the brother of Byzantine emperor Leo VI.
Alexander had been named co-emperor during Leo's rule.
His reign was very brief, and while the Bulgars were preparing for war against the Empire in 913, Alexander died.
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 Program for the Funeral of Emperor Alexander III, 1984. - Alexander Palace Time Machine
The day which has been fixed for the funeral of the late His Majesty Emperor Alexander III shall be announced by a notice from the Grand Master of Ceremonies and proclaimed throughout the city, with the usual ceremony, by the heralds in all parts of the city of St. Petersburg.
THEIR MAJESTIES THE EMPEROR, THE EMPRESS and THE AUGUST SOVEREIGNS, the Foreign Princes and THE GRAND DUKES and GRAND DUCHESSES, shall be received at their entry into the cathedral by His Eminence Monseigneur the Metropolitan of St. Petersburg and of Ladoga and the Members of the Holy Synod with the Holy Cross and Holy Water.
At the entrance to the St. George's Hall, the Insignias shall be given to the Grand Marshall and to the Marshall of the Court.
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 Mieks FabergĂ© Eggs
The Alexander III Portraits Egg was made of blue enamel, rose-cut diamonds, sapphires and probably gold.
The 1896 Alexander III Portraits Egg was the first in what would become no less than four Tsar Imperial Eggs directly commemorating Alexander III, either through miniature paintings or through sculptures.
Could it be that the frame with 6 portraits of Alexander III that Grand Duchess Xenia (daughter of Maria Fyodorovna) lent to an exhibition in London in 1935, be the same as the surprise from the Alexander III Egg?
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 Faberge
The first Faberge eggs was produced in 1884 for the tzar Alexander III.
Faberge's first Imperial Easter egg was commissioned by Tsar Alexander III in 1885.
Between 1885 and 1894 Alexander III presented his wife with ten Easter eggs, and Nicholas II, from his father's death in 1894 to 1917, presented the Dowager Cziarina, Maria Fedorovna, and his wife with 44 Easter eggs.
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 Program for the Funeral of Emperor Alexander III, 1984. - Alexander Palace Time Machine
The day which has been fixed for the funeral of the late His Majesty Emperor Alexander III shall be announced by a notice from the Grand Master of Ceremonies and proclaimed throughout the city, with the usual ceremony, by the heralds in all parts of the city of St. Petersburg.
THEIR MAJESTIES THE EMPEROR, THE EMPRESS and THE AUGUST SOVEREIGNS, the Foreign Princes and THE GRAND DUKES and GRAND DUCHESSES, shall be received at their entry into the cathedral by His Eminence Monseigneur the Metropolitan of St. Petersburg and of Ladoga and the Members of the Holy Synod with the Holy Cross and Holy Water.
At the entrance to the St. George's Hall, the Insignias shall be given to the Grand Marshall and to the Marshall of the Court.
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When the Pope finally crowned Emperor a King of Spain, it was Charles V (Charles I of Spain), a 1/4 German Hapsburg who had been born and raised in Belgium.
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 Faberge - Treasures of Imperial Russia
The miniature of the Pont Alexandre III in Paris is shown with the Grand Palais in the background.
The Museum of Tsar Alexander III or Russian Museum is located inthe New Michael Palace erected in 1819-1825 in the Tuscan style from designs by Carlo Rossi.
In front of the old town at the end of the Alexander Boulevard stands a bronze equestrian statue of Peter the Great by Schmidt-Cassel, which was unveiled in 1910.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Pope Innocent III
Segni and nephew of Clement III, born 1160 or 1161 at Anagni, and died 16 June, 1216, at Perugia.
Lucius III, Urban III, Gregory VIII, and Clement III.
Baldwin, Count of Flanders, was proclaimed emperor and the Greek Church was united with the Latin.
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 The Moscow Kremlin - Exhibitions
Alexander Alexandrovich was one of the august children, who have preserved the passion to art and painting.
Emperor Alexander III and Empress Maria Fyodorovna, the admirers of Fine Arts, cultivated in their children a taste for artworks and oeuvre.
On the display visitors are to see the "dilettante" works of art, which are worthy of notice because of their makers, not their marvellous execution.
www.kreml.ru /en/main/exhibition/?ID=198   (180 words)

  
 Picture History : "Alexander III, Emperor of Russia"
"Alexander III, Czar of Russia (1845-1894): He was the czar of Russia from 1881-1894.
During his reign, Alexander increased the repressive powers of the police and tightened censorship and control of education."
All Licensed images are available for download as jpeg files at 300 dpi of original size.
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 History of the Scottish Highlands, Highland Clans and Scottish Regiments
An account leading through the death of Kenneth, the stone of destiny, Constantine, the Pictish king, Donald III, accounts of the Vikings, Grig, Donald IV, through to the death of Constantine III in 952.
Quarrel occurred in Sutherland between Iver Mac-Donald-MacAlister, one of the Siol-Thomais, and Alexander Murray in Auchindough.
The Scotch and the King, Proceedings of General Leslie, Defeats Sir Alexander Macdonald, Surrender of Dunaverty Castle, Leslie in the Western Isles, Apprehension of Huntly, Risings in Scotland in behalf of the King, Movements of royalists under Hamilton, Rising in the West, Enter Edinburgh.
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 Alexander the great - Iransaga - Alexander the Great
Alexander III (356-323 BC), or Alexander the Great was Macedonian king and son of Philip II of Macedon and an Epirote princess named Olympias.
Alexander The Great Alexander the Great, one of the world's greatest military commanders, was born in Pella - Macedonia in northern Greece, the son of King
The Campaigns and Empire of Alexander The Great after the battle of Ipsus (301 B.C.), Alexander's Empire was finally divided into three main segments.
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 Irkutsk: From Past To Present :|: Buildings :|: Monument to Emperor Alexander III
The emperor was represented not in his usual clothes but in the uniform of a Siberian Cossack.
Later an Alexander Park was opened not far from the monument.
Some present-day trees in the park are contemporaries of this emperor.
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The author is a well-known Russian historian, who rendered the biographies of Russian generals from the period of Peter the Great (Peter I) to the first half of the XIX-th century.
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Emperor in the West until 475, Emperor in Dalmatia 477 - 480, technically the last western emperor
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 The Entrance of the Pope Alexander III and Emperor Frederick Barbarossa into Rome, 1407 Giclee Print by Luca Spinelli ...
The Entrance of the Pope Alexander III and Emperor Frederick Barbarossa into Rome, 1407 Giclee Print by Luca Spinelli at AllPosters.com
This art print was created using a sophisticated digital printer.
The Entrance of the Pope Alexander III and Emperor Frederick Barbarossa into Rome, 1407
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