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Alexander the Great (356-323 BC). 18th century Persian manuscript in Islamic style illustrating the12th century Persian poet Nezami 'Book of Alexander the Great' (Eskandar-nameh). The legend of Alexander was told and retold in Islamic art and literature from Southern Russia to the gates of India.

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Alexander the Great (356-323 BC). 18th century Persian manuscript in Islamic style illustrating the12th century Persian poet Nezami 'Book of Alexander the Great' (Eskandar-nameh).   The legend of Alexander was told and retold in Islamic art and literature from Southern Russia to the gates of India.