the king of Macedonia, the great conqueror; probably represented in Daniel by the "belly of brass" ( Daniel 2:32 ), and the leopard and the he-goat ( 7:6 ; Daniel 11:3 Daniel 11:4 ). He succeeded his father Philip, and died at the age of thirty-two from the effects of intemperance, B.C. 323. His empire was divided among his four generals.
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Alexander the Great". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".