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Ancient Greek Bronze Museum Statue Replica Of Alexander the Great Macedonian 193

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Seller: iconsgr (1,446) 100%, Location: Volos,Magnisia, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 142172214736 Ancient Greek Statue replica of Alexander the Great bearing a spear and a shield with the sun of Vergina Code: 193 Dimensions: 17x9cm 6.71x3.55 in Weight: 300gr Material: BRONZE Color: GREEN/GOLD OXIDIGATIONThis is a handmade statue of Alexander the Great made in Greece, from 100% bronze using the traditional “lost wax” technique. This is the same technique used by the ancient Greeks to create bronze sculptures and arsenal. The prototype which it was made by is a museum exhibit. The Green/Gold color is given through the process of oxidization Description :Alexander III of Macedon (20/21 July 356 – 10/11 June 323 BC), commonly known as Alexander the Great (Greek: Ἀλέξανδρος ὁ Μέγας, Aléxandros ho Mégasiii[›] from the Greek ἀλέξω alexo "to defend, help" + ἀνήρ aner "man"), was a king of the Greek kingdom of Macedon. Born in Pella in 356 BC, Alexander succeeded his father, Philip II to the throne at the age of twenty. He spent most of his ruling years on an unprecedented military campaign through Asia and northeast Africa, until by the age of thirty he had created one of the largest empires of the ancient world, stretching from Greece to Egypt and into present-day Pakistan.He was undefeated in battle and is considered one of history's most successful commanders.During his youth, Alexander was tutored by the philosopher Aristotle until the age of 16. When he succeeded his father to the throne in 336 BC, after Philip was assassinated, Alexander inherited a strong kingdom and an experienced army. He had been awarded the generalship of Greece and used this authority to launch his father's military expansion plans. In 334 BC, he invaded the Achaemenid empire, ruled Asia Minor, and began a series of campaigns that lasted ten years. Alexander broke the power of Persia in a series of decisive battles, most notably the battles of Issus and Gaugamela. He subsequently overthrew the Persian King Darius III and conquered the entirety of the Persian Empire.At that point, his empire stretched from the Adriatic Sea to the Indus River.Seeking to reach the "ends of the world and the Great Outer Sea", he invaded India in 326 BC, but was eventually forced to turn back at the demand of his troops. Alexander died in Babylon in 323 BC, the city he planned to establish as his capital,without executing a series of planned campaigns that would have begun with an invasion of Arabia. In the years following his death, a series of civil wars tore his empire apart, resulting in several states ruled by the Diadochi, Alexander's surviving generals and heirs.Alexander's legacy includes the cultural diffusion his conquests engendered. He founded some twenty cities that bore his name, most notably Alexandria in Egypt. Alexander's settlement of Greek colonists and the resulting spread of Greek culture in the east resulted in a new Hellenistic civilization, aspects of which were still evident in the traditions of the Byzantine Empire in the mid-15th century. Alexander became legendary as a classical hero in the mold of Achilles, and he features prominently in the history and myth of Greek and non-Greek cultures. He became the measure against which military leaders compared themselves, and military academies throughout the world still teach his tactics. Shipping: Handling time may take up to 10 days because the item is made after it is purchased. Shape and size may vary up to 0,5 cm because it is a handmade product. Shipping takes from 7 (European countries) to 25 working days (rest of the world) . Please understand that the above is only the estimated delivery time, it may delay due to strike actions, severe weather, custom reasons or peak seasons, such as Christmas / New Year Holidays. Payments: We only accept payment with PayPal. 5***** star feedbacks are greatly appreciated. If for some reason you feel that you are unable to leave 5 star feedbacks please contact with me and we will try solving the issue. Please note: Import taxes and other charges are not included in the item price or shipping cost. Please check with your country's customs office to determine what or if there are additional costs prior to your purchase. Normal 0 false false false EL ZH-CN X-NONE Condition: Handmade - New, Material: Brass

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