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  • Leaves Alexander
    405 words
    Alexander the Great (Alexander ) (356-323 BC) "My son, ask for thyself another kingdom, for that which I leave is too small for thee". (King Philip of Macedonia, 339 BC) From victory to victory, from triumph to triumph Alexander created an empire that marked history and brought him eternal glory. Alexander brought Greek ideas, culture and mentality to the conquered countries and assured expansion and domination of the Hellenistic Culture which together with the Roman Civilization and Christianit...
  • Alexander And His Army
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    Alexander was successful because of his willingness and ambition to be the best that he could be as a leader. In the beginning of his success, him and his army were deprived of money so he sought quick and decisive battles to gain money and supplies from the conquered territory. Because of Alexander's ambition to be on the top, he thought of countless ways to be victories in battle, Alexander "won a smashing victory in characteristic style: He led a cavalry charge across the river into the teeth...
  • Alexander And His Armies
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    Alexander the Great Alexander the Great was king of the Macedonians and one of the greatest generals in history. As a student of the Greek philosopher Aristotle, Alexander was embedded with lasting interests in philosophy, politics and warfare. As king, he settled problems by immediate action, making quick decisions and taking great risks. His armies overcame these risks by sheer force and by the ingenious tactics instilled in them by Alexander. He and his armies conquered the Persian Empire, wh...
  • 327 Bce Alexander The Great
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    Alexander the Great was born in June, 356 BCE in the ancient capital of Macedonia called Pella. He was the son of Philip II, King of Macedon and Olympia, Princess of Epirus. Alexander inherited his father's excellent organization skills and his mother's hot temper. When Alexander was a young boy his mother had taught him that Achilles was his ancestor and that his father is a descendant from Hercules. This inspired Alexander to learn the Iliad by heart and always carry with him. Alexander showed...
  • Thebes With His Army And Alex
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    Alexander the Great was one of the greatest ruler's and conquerors of all time. He conquered the mighty Persian Empire and most of the known world at that time. Alexander was born in Pella, the ancient capital of Macedonia. He was the son of an excellent general and organizer, named Philip II King of Macedon. His mother was Olympias, princess of Epirus. She was brilliant and hot-tempered. Alexander inherited the best qualities of both his parents. But he was even more ambitious than his father. ...
  • Destruction Of The Ancient Persian Empire
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    Alexander the Great was the king of Macedonia and conqueror of the Persian Empire. He was born on July 20,356 B.C.E. in Pella, the ancient capital of Macedonia. He was the son of Philip 11, King of Macedonia, and Olympias, a Princess of Epirus. Alexander was tutored literature which got him interested in science, medicine, and philosophy. His father was killed in the summer of 336 B.C. ; therefore, Alexander went up to the Macedonian throne. Alexander began his was against Persia in the spring o...
  • Alexander And His Army
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    Alexander, The Great Alexander the Great, clearly seen as one of the worlds most successful conquerors in History, in now the greatest, conquered almost all the known world then. As one critic puts it, "His magnetism in life was rivaled only by his magnetism in death. ' Yet his short lived life, filled with a lifetime of dreams to most, was mostly spent learning from the famous Aristotle. From his early years to his death, he is seen to most as the premier conqueror to be like. For he was a man ...
  • Alexander Like A King
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    Alexander the Great, a patient and often devious man; had never struck without careful planning. The youthful, headstrong Alexander liked to settle problems by immediate action. Making decisions with great speed, he took extraordinary risks; his success was achieved by the amount of sheer force and drive to overcome these risks. Alexander was educated as a student by the Greek philosopher Aristotle. The philosopher imbued Alexander with a love of Greek art and poetry, and instilled in him a last...
  • Alexander's Army
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    Alexander the Great Alexander deserves to be called Alexander the great because of his accomplishments. To find if Alexander deserves to be called the great, great needs to be defined. Great means of outstanding significance, grand, remarkable or outstanding in magnitude. Alexander had al of these qualities and the following examples will show them. Alexander formed the greatest army in the world and won his battles. He created the Hellenistic world. Alexander was a world conqueror Alexander was...

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