331 B.C. Gaugamela—Alexander’s Genius
Lecture no. 4 from the course: The Decisive Battles of World History
Taught by Professor Gregory S. Aldrete | 33 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
The victory of Alexander at Gaugamela resulted in the spread of Greek culture throughout the Macedonian Empire. Trace Alexander’s campaign against the Persians, which led to the battle, and his bloody confrontation with the Persian forces, and grasp the brilliant maneuvers that allowed him to overcome his foe’s significant advantages on the battlefield.