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What philosopher educated Alexander?
Aristotle
What type of education did Alexander want the Persians to have?
a Greek education
What new city did Alexander find and name after himself in Egypt?
Alexandria
How old was Alexander when he became the king?
20
What type of education did Alexander want the Persians to have?
a Greek education
How old was Alexander when he died?
32
Who was the king of Persia?
Darius III
In 334 BC, what empire did Alexander invade?
Persian Empire
How long did it take Alexander to conquer the city of Tyre?
7 months
What do historians call the period when the empire of Alexander was divided into 3 kingdoms?
Hellenistic Age
After Alexander conquered an army in India, why did the troops want to go back?
They were tired of marching and fighting.
In order to encourage his people to live togeter in peace, Alexander ordered his soldiers to do what?
marry Persian women
During the Hellenistic Age, most rulers were what type of rulers?
absolute rulers who had total power
Who won the battle at Issus?
Alexander
What is the greatest gift given to us by the Greeks?
democracy
What is the greatest gift given to us by the Greeks?
democracy