Mosaic of Alexander the Great

      Probably the most famous ancient mosaic is in the National Archeological Museum in Naples. Removed from the floor of the room called the exedra in the House of the Faun, the mosaic measures 19.5 by 11 feet. Fashioned after a lost Greek painting of the late 4th century B.C., Alexander the Great (riding a horse on the left) is defeating the King of Persia, Darius III (fleeing in a chariot on the right), during the Battle of Issus in 333 B.C.
      Written about 600 B.C., in Daniel 11:1-4 can be found a prediction that a king from Greece would conquer the Persians.

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