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.
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The historic tomb being un earthed in northern Greece is decorated in a way normally reserved for women, so it is now believed by some to hold the remains of either Alexander the Great's mother, Olympias, or his Persian wife, Roxana.
It is little probable that Alexander the Great, his wife Roxana and their son Alexander IV were buried in monumental tomb in Amphipolis, northern Greece, say Macedonian archeologists.
But just a day later, after word of the theft had spread on Facebook, Lola's mum Roxana Wilson received an anonymous call from someone in the Ely area who had bought the dog.
British newspaper Daily Mail identified her as Sister Roxana Rodriguez from the order of the Little Disciples of Jesus.
Synopsis: In a storyline that couldn't be more contemporary, author Roxana Robinson's "Sparta" is a superbly written novel embedded with memorable characters, especially the protagonist Conrad with whom the reader cannot help but identify with.
Victor Manuel Rivera, president of the organization, said when the VP Roxana Baldetti, manager of the National Anti-Smuggling Unit (Conacon), authorizes the proposal, they will have, in less than six months, the program installed in all Customs offices registered with the Superintendency of Tax Administration (SAT).
Roxana says: "It feels very right at the moment to be staging Tartuffe, which is fundamentally about hypocrisy.
Balint, however, realised that victory would only ensue if she won the mental battle, and eluded the jaws of defeat to wrap up a closely contested encounter 11-8, 10-12, 6-11, 11-8, 11-4, before recovering to team up with countrywoman Roxana Istrate to seal the deal on the doubles side of proceedings.