TITLE

from the Battle of Gaza

AUTHOR(S)
Tada, Richard
PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Military History;Apr/May2009, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the lessons that can be learned from the history of battles between the generals of Alexander the Great in Gaza, following his death in 323 B.C. Two factions emerged within a decade, one of which was led by Macedonian veteran Antigonus the One-Eyed and his son Demetrius and the other was led by Cassander, regent of the Macedonian homeland together with Egyptian satrap Ptolemy. Demetrius used 43 Indian war elephants in a battle against Ptolemy. It relates how Gaza was captured by Ptolemy.
ACCESSION #
36878882

 

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