battle of Issus

Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for battle of Issus

a battle (333 BC) in which Alexander the Great defeated the Persians under Darius III


Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
The Battle of Issus is a notable omission from the survey.
Phoenician coinage dated the years of Alexander the Great's reign either from the Battle of Issus or from his subsequent arrival in Sidon shortly thereafter, not from his accession to the Macedonian throne.
He rode Bucephalas both in war (for example, at the battle of Issus, 333 BC) and when indulging his insatiable passion for hunting wild animals in the rare intervals of rest between campaigning and marching.
Painting: The Battle of Issus, 1529, Albrecht Altdorfer, Alte Pinakothek, Munich.