"After Alexander son of Philip, the Macedonian, who came from the land of Kittim, had defeated a Dari'us, king of the Persians and the Medes, he succeeded him as king. (He had previously become king of Greece.) "
"He fought many battles, conquered strongholds, and put to death the kings of the earth. "
"He advanced to the ends of the earth, and plundered many nations. When the earth became quiet before him, he was exalted, and his heart was lifted up. "