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===Early Islamic Scholars===
 
===Early Islamic Scholars===
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The Sirat Rasul Allah of Ibn Ishaq, circa 761 CE, mentions that Dhul-Qarnayn was of Egyptian and Greek origins, a pretty good description of Alexander who came from Macedonia in Greece and conquered Egypt.
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The Sirat Rasul Allah of Ibn Ishaq, circa 761 CE, mentions that Dhul-Qarnayn was of Egyptian and Greek origins, a fairly good description of Alexander who came from Macedonia in Greece, conquered Egypt, named a city after himself in Egypt and declared himself a god there.
    
{{Quote|Ibn Ishaq's Sirat Rasul Allah|
 
{{Quote|Ibn Ishaq's Sirat Rasul Allah|
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