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Who was Zul-Qarnain?

Many Islamic thinkers and intellectuals consider that the said Zulqarnain mentined in Quran is the Greek conqueror Alexander The Great.

What is the meaning of the name Zul-qarnain?

According to Maulana Yousuf Ali—“Lord of the two Qarns (horn). And other meanings may be applicable as implying: (1) is a man or a great king; (2) Lord of East and West, Lord of wide territory or of two kingdoms;
Zulqarnain - one with two horns
by zain May 04, 2004
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