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334 BC in History

Events in History


Battle of InterestBattle of the Granicus

May 22 BC The Macedonian army of Alexander the Great defeats Darius III of Persia in the Battle of the Granicus
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The Greeks crossed the Granique, which closed the entrance to Asia, despite the trunks of trees gathered on the banks of the river
The Greeks crossed the Granique, which closed the entrance to Asia, despite the trunks of trees gathered on the banks of the river