Ashoka the Great
Ashoka the Great (r. 268-232 BCE) was the third king of the Mauryan Empire (322-185 BCE) best known for his renunciation of war, development of the concept of dhamma (pious social conduct), and promotion of Buddhism as well as his effective...
Sejong the Great
King Sejong the Great (15 May 1397 - 8 April 1450 CE) ruled Korea from 1418 to 1450 CE as the fourth king of the Joseon Dynasty (also spelled Choson). One of only two Korean kings called 'the Great' today, Sejong had a major impact on Korea...
Gwanggaeto the Great
Gwanggaeto (Kwanggaeto), often referred to as Gwanggaeto the Great, was king of the Goguryeo (Koguryo) kingdom which ruled northern Korea during the Three Kingdoms period. Gwanggaeto reigned between 391 and 413 CE, and living up to his other...
Map of the Battle of Gaugamela - Alexander's Attack
A map of the battle of Gaugamela depicting Alexander the Great attacking Darius III, a move that led to victory.
Aristotle Tutoring Alexander
Artist's impression of an ancient Greek scholar tutoring a young boy. It was common for wealthy Greek families to hire private tutors for their children, as there were no public schools. Famously, Alexander the Great was tutored by Aristotle...
Colchis Alexander Stater
Pure gold. Weight – 8,5 gr. d=17/18 mm. Obverse: Diademed head of Alexander the Great, right, wearing horn of Ammon. Reverse: Athena Pallas enthroned, left, holding Nike in an open right hand and resting left hand on the arm of the...
Herod the Great
Herod I, or Herod the Great (c. 75 – 4 BCE), was the king of Judea who ruled as a client of Rome. He has gained lasting infamy as the 'slaughterer of the innocents' as recounted in the New Testament's book of Mathew. Herod was, though...
Great Sphinx & Great Pyramid of Giza (Artist's Impression)
An artist's recreation of the Great Sphinx and Great Pyramid of Giza as they probably appeared around the time they were built during the 4th Dynasty of Egypt (c. 2613-2498 BCE). From the game Old World.
Alexander the Great documentary
The true story of Alexander the Great (king of the ancient Greek kingdom of Macedon and member of the Argead dynasty) and the Macedonian Empire, which introduced the Hellenistic Period of ancient Greek civilization.
Great Seal of Alexander III of Scotland
The great seal of Alexander III of Scotland (r. 1249-1286 CE).