Room of Alexander the Great
Architetto: Luigi Vanvitelli
G. Calì, Alessandro doma Bucefalo, particolare, Caserta Palazzo Reale, salone di Alessandro
T. Angelini, Filippo il Macedone affida Alessandro ad Aristotele, particolare, Caserta Palazzo Reale, salone di Alessandro
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The six sculptural high-reliefs, used as decorative lintels, represent the following episodes in the life of Alexander the Great: Philip of Macedonia entrusts the young Alexander to Aristotle, Alexander at Delphi forces the Pythian to predict his future, Alexander delivers his testament before dying; Alexander tames the steed, Alexander covers the body of Darius with his cloak, Iassile in Egypt offers Alexander all his possessions.