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Sentences with the noun Alexander the Great

18 examples:

King Darius was defeated by Alexander the Great.

This means it could have been built during the reign of Alexander the Great.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Skeleton found in massive ancient tomb in Greece dated to the reign of Alexander the Great.
(Tech Times - Science, )

A Hollywood relic and a revelation about Alexander the Great's dad are among the week's top discoveries.
(USA Today - Tech, )

Tomb dated to just after death of Alexander the Great could be that of family members, historians suggest.
(Tech Times - Arts & Culture, )

Experts have speculated the tomb at Amphipolis could have been built for a general or a relative of Alexander the Great.
(NBC News Science, )

The mystery of who was buried at the site, during the twilight of Alexander the Great's reign, has gripped Greece for months.
(NBC News Science, )

Skeletal remainshave been discovered inside a lavish burial complex in Greece that dates back to the era of Alexander the Great.
(Fox News - SciTech, )

Archaeologists in Greece uncover a large floor mosaic at a huge burial site at Amphipolis dating to the time of Alexander the Great.
(BBC News - World News, )

Greek culture officials have revealed a full frontal view of the statues that guard a mysterious tomb from the age of Alexander the Great.
(NBC News Science, )

An archaeologist investigating an ancient Greek tomb from Alexander the Great's era suggests it was a shrine for his closest friend Hephaestion.
(BBC News - World News, )

Cave explorers in Israel uncover a trove of coins and jewelry from the time of Alexander the Great that may have been hidden by ancient war refugees.
(NBC News Science, )

A number of scholars believe that the tomb in the Amphipolis region of Serres was built for Alexander the Great's mother Olympias (pictured on a coin).
(Daily Mail - Science, )

The mosaic, in Amphipolis, in Greece, adds weight to archaeologists’ suspicions that the tomb could hold the remains of the mother or wife of Alexander the Great.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Archaeologists had hoped that the ancient mound in Amphipolis, Greece, contained the untouched remains of an important senior official from the time of Alexander the Great.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Archaeologists have found an underground vault within the mysterious Amphipolis tomb in Serres, Greece, which may hold the remains of one of Alexander the Great's relatives.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Two publications in two months on skeletal remains from the Royal Tombs at Vergina have archaeologists at odds about which bones represent Philip II, father of Alexander the Great.
(Forbes - Business, )

A Greek archaeologist who excavated the birthplace of Aristotle in northern Greece in the 1990s says a destroyed structure he discovered may have been the tomb of the ancient philosopher and teacher of Alexander the Great.
(Fox News - SciTech, )

Other sentences

26 examples:

Acting on advice from his astronomers, Alexander the Great decided not to attack Egypt and went to India instead.

When Alexander the Great addressed him with greetings, and asked if he wanted anything, Diogenes replied "Yes, stand a little out of my sunshine."

Alexander the Great wasn't tall.
(Greek proverb)

Alexander the Great was not very tall.
(Greek proverb)

Alexander the Great was but of small stature.
(Latin proverb)

Alexander the Great slept here -- and lived here too.
(Mary Forgione in Los Angeles Times - Travel & Deal Blog, )

What an Army major and Alexander the Great tell us about America’s 13 years in Afghanistan.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

Age-defying trees and a theory about what did in Alexander the Great are among this week's discoveries.
(USA Today - Tech, )

Growing up in the small town of Jowzjan, Afghanistan, I heard ancient tales of heroes like Alexander the Great.
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )

On June 323 B.C., the famed Alexander the Great died, felled by a mysterious illness that left him too weak to move.
(NBC News Science, )

In 334 B.C., Alexander the Great, having triumphed in Macedonia and Greece, visited Troy en route to his Asian campaign.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

A remarkable mosaic unearthed during the excavation of an ancient synagogue in northern Israel may portray Alexander the Great.
(Fox News - SciTech, )

King Philip II of Macedonia, father of Alexander the Great, isn't missing -- but he's not in the tomb researchers thought he was.
(UPI - Science News, )

A tomb that many believe was intended for Alexander the Great is starting to yield its secrets half a century after it was discovered.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Archaeologists in northern Greece find a skeleton inside a tomb from the time of Alexander the Great, and believe it belonged to a general.
(BBC News - World News, )

The extraordinary antique has survived upheavals including the wars of Alexander the Great, the arrival of Islam and a string of colonial conflicts.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The Greek coins were struck by some of the most powerful city-states and rulers of the ancient world, such as Athens, Corinth and Alexander the Great.
(Science Daily - News, )

Archaeologists are excited about the discovery of two statues from the era of Alexander the Great, found this week in an excavation in northern Greece.
(UPI - News, )

Ever since a tomb full of gold artefacts was discovered in Vergina, Greece, in the 1970s, experts have been trying to prove it belongs to Alexander the Great’s father.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Here in this obscure corner of southeast Europe, where conquerors like Alexander the Great have come and gone for millenniums, the land beyond Ohrid is now peaceful and green.
(The Vancouver Sun - Travel, )

Excavations at an ancient synagogue near Galilee in Israel have revealed breathtaking, unique mosaics including a meeting between Alexander the Great and a Jewish high priest.
(Forbes - Technology, )

The archaeologist leading the project says it may have simply been a tribute to Hephaestion (inset) the closest friend and general of ancient warrior-king Alexander the Great.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Researchers have identified cremated remains that belongs to King Philip II, the fourth century ruler of Macedonia that laid down the foundation for the success of his son, Alexander the Great.
(Tech Times - Arts & Culture, )

A bronze sculpture of a man identified as Alexander the Great, probably created between 250 and 100 B.C., at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Movement is conveyed in the lines ascending from his limbs.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

Previous study has discovered what looked to be Alexander the Great’s father Philip II’s remains, but analysis found that the real Philip II was just lying in a tomb next to what was previously thought.
(Tech Times - Science, )

By examining dusty bones pulled from the bottom of an ancient tomb, researchers say they've identified the remains of King Philip II of Macedon, the father of Alexander the Great, in a tomb in Vergina, Greece, along with his wife and a child.
(Los Angeles Times - Science, )

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