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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]
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This is a continuation of our webinar program and what we hope will be an informative and rewarding experience for synthetic rubber industry professionals," said Roxanna Petrovic, IISRP general director of programs.
We are so very thankful for companies like INVISTA who invest both their time and monies to the future of our club, said Roxanna Salinas, BGCV Board of Directors president.
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Roxanna Bahadori, inclusion manager at the school, said the school had some children with autism and staff wanted to raise awareness among all 407 pupils, from those aged four to the eldest at 10 and 11.