Roxana


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Roxana

(rŏksăn`ə) or

Roxane

(–săn`ē), d. 311 B.C., wife of Alexander the GreatAlexander the Great
or Alexander III,
356–323 B.C., king of Macedon, conqueror of much of Asia. Youth and Kingship

The son of Philip II of Macedon and Olympias, he had Aristotle as his tutor and was given a classical education.
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. She was the daughter of Oxyartes, a Bactrian baron, and Alexander married her (327) to consolidate his power in Persia. She and Alexander's posthumous son, Alexander IV, were, after Alexander's death, embroiled in the wars of the DiadochiDiadochi
[Gr.,=successors], the Macedonian generals and administrators who succeeded Alexander the Great. Alexander's empire, the largest that the world had known to that time, was quickly built. At his death in 323 B.C. it disintegrated even more quickly.
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 and were imprisoned by CassanderCassander
, 358–297 B.C., king of Macedon, one of the chief figures in the wars of the Diadochi. The son of Antipater, he was an officer under Alexander the Great, but there was ill feeling between them.
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 at Amphipolis in Macedonia. They were later killed.

Roxana

sleeps with the rich to get ahead in world. [Br. Lit.: Roxana, The Fortunate Mistress]

Roxana

mistress of many before marrying one of her lovers. [Br. Lit.: Roxana]
References in classic literature ?
On the first of February, 1830, two boy babes were born in his house; one to him, one to one of his slave girls, Roxana by name.
The language of Roxana, uneasy, increasingly tormented, is defeated by the simplicity and finality of the powerful language of the deathbed motif:
Se trata del libro Sanchez Arquitectos y Asociados, editado por el mismo despacho y Roxana Villalobos Waisbord, con textos de Victor Jimenez Munoz, Humberto Ricalde Gonzalez y Roxana Villatobos Waisbord, con fotografias de Ricardo Castro Mendoza, Luis Fernando Mota Rodriguez y Mara Sanchez Renero Labelle.
They were the ingredients for "the best camera in the world" for budding film-maker Roxana Bramley at the age of 13.
Tatiana Camacho, Rachel Levine, Roxana Sadeghi, Whitney Steininger and Samantha Stoll believed Friday's opening-round game in the Southern Section Div.
Novak has suggested that the meager financial success of Roxana may have led Defoe to abandon fiction (Daniel Defoe 624) and then turn his attention to answering contemporary attacks on orthodox Christianity and the Bible ("Defoe" 94).
Although the daughter Roxana and her husband, Yezad, live in a much smaller apartment with their two children, they take in Nariman.
In the course of their travels the Lands are stranded in a blizzard after stopping for gas and sheltered by Roxana, the service station owner, who soon falls in love with the entire family.
The country now has the resources and instruments available to wipe out extreme poverty in four years, and seriously eradicate poverty in less than 10 years:" says Roxana Viquez, executive president of the government relief agency, Instituto Mixto de Ayuda Social.
When wife Roxana, 34, came home and found that some of the meat tasted different and that the cat was missing, she reported him.
For the first generation of critics and reviewers of Pudd'nhead Wilson, even the multiple acts of cross-dressing performed by both the slave heroine, Roxana, and her son escaped public notice.