Alexander the Great. Born in 356 BC, Alexander the Great rose to power as a great military leader. Unfettered by the social conventions of later eras, Alexander the Great openly expressed his love of his best friend, Hephaestion.
Head of Alexander the Great as young Herakles. Marble. Greek, Hellenistic, late 4th — 3rd cent. BCE. On loan from a private collection. Inv. No. L.2014.62.3. New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art
The taming of Bucephalus by Andre Castaigne Alexander the Great's horse, tamed by training Bucephalus in the direct sunlight because he was afraid of his own shadow. Alexander rode him into many battles.