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Alexander's band, an optical phenomenon, is named after him.
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Steam phase eruption of Castle Geyser demonstrates primary and secondary rainbow s and Alexander's band in Yellowstone National Park
With the help of these warlike clans from the north-west frontier, whom Justin brands as " a band of robbers ", Chandragupta managed to defeat, upon Alexander's death, the Macedonian satraps of Punjab and Afghanistan and the Nanda ruler of Magadha, thereby laying the foundations of a powerful Maurya Empire in northern and north-western India.
After completing the tour on November 21, 1971, in Groningen, the band planned to start recording a new album, but band manager Steve Sesnick sent all of the band but Yule home, presumably to retain maximum control of the product ( the resulting album was Squeeze, released in 1973 ) and effectively ending Alexander's time with the band.
Alexander's band or Alexander's dark band is an optical phenomenon associated with rainbows which was named after Alexander of Aphrodisias who first described it in 200 AD.
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English philosopher Samuel Alexander's debt to Wordsworth and Meredith is a recent interesting example, as also A. N. Whitehead's understanding of the English romantics, chiefly Shelley and Wordsworth.
A widespread tradition in antiquity suspected Aristotle of playing a role in Alexander's death, but there is little evidence for this.
" The king referred to is Alexander's father, Malcolm III, and Domnall was Alexander's half brother.
It is unlikely that Alexander wrote all of the Quaestiones, some may be Alexander's own explanations, while others may be exercises by his students.
The work is a discussion of ethical issues based on Aristotle, and contains responses to questions and problems deriving from Alexander's school.
While still a deacon under Alexander's care, he seems to have been brought for a while into close relations with some of the solitaries of the Egyptian desert, and in particular with the Anthony the Great, whose life he is said to have written.
The Nature of Order: An Essay on the Art of Building and the Nature of the Universe ( 2003-4 ), which includes The Phenomenon of Life, The Process of Creating Life, A Vision of a Living World and The Luminous Ground, is Alexander's latest, and most comprehensive and elaborate work.
Among Alexander's most notable built works are the Eishin Campus near Tokyo ( the building process of which is soon to be outlined in his forthcoming book Battle ); the West Dean Visitors Centre in West Sussex, England ; the Julian Street Inn ( a homeless shelter ) in San Jose, California ( both described in Nature of Order ); the Martinez House ( an experimental house in Martinez, California made of lightweight concrete ); the low-cost housing in Mexicali, Mexico ( described in The Production of Houses ); and several private houses ( described and illustrated in " The Nature of Order ").
Alexander's built work is characterized by a special quality ( which he calls " the quality without a name ") that relates to human beings and induces feelings of belonging to the place and structure.
Alexander is the great horn, which is then succeeded by Alexander's half brother Philip and three of his generals.
Though Alexander's body had a missing finger and a different appearance from Lex at the time of his death, 52 editor Stephen Wacker has confirmed that the body found in Gotham is indeed Alex, and that Luthor had it altered before the police discovered it.
While Greek astronomy — thanks to Alexander's conquests — probably influenced Indian learning, to the point of introducing trigonometry, it seems to be the case that Indian mathematics is otherwise an indigenous tradition ; in particular, there is no evidence that Euclid's Elements reached India before the 18th century.
Modern day Pakistan was conquered by Chandragupta Maurya, who overthrew the powerful Nanda Dynasty of Magadha and established Maurya empire: He conquered the trans-Indus region to the west, which was under Macedonian rule-annexing Balochistan, south eastern parts of Iran and much of what is now Afghanistan, including the modern Herat and Kandahar provinces-and then defeated the invasion led by Seleucus I, a Greek general from Alexander's army.
Following Alexander's brief occupation, the Hellenistic successor states of the Seleucids and Greco-Bactrians controlled the area for another 200 years in what is known as the Greco-Bactrian Kingdom.
Alexander the Great is reputed to have crucified 2000 survivors from his siege of the Phoenician city of Tyre, as well as the doctor who unsuccessfully treated Alexander's friend Hephaestion.
Aloys Hirt supposes that the name of the painter of Alexander's marriage, whom Lucian praises so highly, as Aetion, is a corruption of Echion.
Further convoluting the case is the possible role of propaganda in the surviving accounts: Attalus was executed in Alexander's consolidation of power after the murder ; one might wonder if his enrollment among the conspirators was not for the effect of introducing political expediency in an otherwise messy purge ( Attalus had publicly declared his hope that Alexander would not succeed Philip, but rather that a son of his own niece Eurydice, recently married to Philip and brutally murdered by Olympias after Philip's death, would gain the throne of Macedon ).
The land of Illyria is the setting for William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, Jean-Paul Sartre's Les Mains Sales and in Lloyd Alexander's The Illyrian Adventure.
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His mother's chaplain and hagiographer Thurgot was named Bishop of Saint Andrews ( or Cell Rígmonaid ) in 1107, presumably by Alexander's order.
In that context, he accepted a challenge from one of Alexander's most skilled soldiers named Coragus to fight in front of Alexander and the troops in armed combat.
A bird in the parrot family was named Psittacus alexandri, meaning " Alexander's parrot ", after Alexander the Great whose armies introduced eastern parakeets to Greece.
With the Persian Empire now effectively under Alexander's control, Alexander then decided to pursue Darius, but Darius was killed by a satrap, who was also his cousin, named Bessus before Alexander reached him.
Lloyd Alexander's Chronicles of Prydain, a series of fantasy novels inspired by Welsh myths, features a character named Gwydion, based somewhat on the Gwydion of myth, but markedly different in terms of moral character.
The Town of Ypsilanti was named after the victor of the final battle of the revolution, Alexander's brother Demetrius.
In his will, Alexander named Paul, as the first of three regents to govern until September 1941, when Alexander's son Peter would come of age.
According to a historian of Gujrat district, Mansoor Behzad Butt, Bukephalus was buried in Jalalpur Sharif, but the people of Mandi Bahauddin, a district close to Jehlum, believed that their tehsil Phalia was named after Bucephalus, Alexander's dead horse.
In the Yemenite variation, Dhul-Qarnayn is identified with an ancient king of Yemen named Tubba ', rather than Alexander the Great, but the Arabic story still describes the story of Alexander's Wall against Gog and Magog and his quest for the Water of Life.
Alexander's brother was also named Stephen Hislop ( lived 1817 – 1863 ) and became well known in his time as a missionary to India and a naturalist.
Alexander's son is the award-winning rapper and record producer, Phalon " Jazze Pha " Alexander, who was named after deceased band-member Phalon Jones.
According to a widely popular but controversial story, alexandrite was discovered by Nordenskiöld, on the tsarevitch Alexander's sixteenth birthday on April 17, 1834 and named Alexandrite in honor of the future Tsar of the Russian Empire.
Although it was Nordenskiöld who discovered alexandrite, he could not possibly have discovered and named it on Alexander's birthday.
The palace was initially named Sandrovo in 1885 after the Italian diminutive of Alexander's name — Sandro.