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    question that we are all trying to answer is How Great was Alexander the great. Is that really the question that we are asking I mean His name is alexander the GREAT. Well AS you have probably guessed I am in favor of Alexander the Great. I believe he was great. His Greatness brought Julius caesar to tears. He built a strong empire at a very young age, 20. He was born in the back woods, macedonia, so he did not have a great chance of being great. He fought and won many battles, that shows leadership. Alexander and his army conquered persia which at that time was one of the greatest empires. It takes a great man to defeat a great empire. In In document C. Alexander ordered a manhunt. To be great you have to respect others, Alexander shows…

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    Alexander The Greatness

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    No study of world civilization would be complete without a look at the campaigns of Alexander the Great of Macedonia. Nevertheless, there remain varying opinions as to his actual “greatness”. Through a study of the scholarly book The Campaigns of Alexander by Arrian, the Oliver Stone production Alexander, and my own research, I hope to determine for myself if Alexander is genuinely worthy of the title bestowed upon him. During my high school world civilization class Alexander became a topic of…

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    Alexander murdered tens of thousands of people and conquered ample amounts of land. Alexander was the son of Philip II, The king of Macedonia. After Philip II was assassinated in 336 BC Alexander took over when he was only 20 years old. Before being the ruler of Macedonia he was a war leader at the age of 16. The Great Alexander was a villain because of the fact that he annihilated cities, killed thousands of people, and started many wars. Alexander destroyed and conquered umpteen cities…

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    Alexander the Great was a macedonian ruler that conquered all of Greece, Asia Minor, Mesopotamia, Egypt and part of persia in all of 15 years. He was the son of Philip of Macedonia. Adolf Hitlerwas the ruler of the Natzis during World War II. He had invaded and conquered Poland, Germany, Hungary, parts of Russia, France and more territories over the span of 11 years. Both men had come from totally different time periods and have totally different personalities, although the two men have three…

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    Sphere of Influence As my first leader I am picking Alexander the Great. Alexander the great influenced in a lot of regions. He has made an impact in western and eastern culture. He influenced Greek culture through most of Asia and Europe. Even Africa and Parts of the middle east were heavily influenced by Alexander. Alexander rose from the top to become one of the most popular military generals in all of history. Alexander had an Empire the conquered from Greece, to Asia, Egypt, India, and…

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    Alexander murdered tens of thousands of people and conquered ample amounts of land. Alexander was the son of Philip II, The king of Macedonia. After Philip II was assassinated in 336 BC Alexander took over when he was only 20 years old. Before being the ruler of Macedonia he was a war leader at the age of 16. The Great Alexander was a villain because of the fact that he annihilated cities, killed thousands of people, and started many wars. Alexander destroyed and conquered umpteen cities…

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    Alexander the great was a substantial military leader he conquered many lands and formed a new culture the “Hellenistic Culture.” During his 13 years of leadership He conquered Persia, Egypt, Syria, Mesopotamia, Indians, etc. Alexander did deserve the title “Great” although many believed that he did not because of the harsh things he did when attacking other empires. Regardless the controversy surrounding Alexander he fought through them. There is little doubt that Alexander was a great…

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    Transcending almost 3000 years of time with its emotional resonance, integrity, and relevance to both the Ancient and Modern world, the Iliad is arguably one of the most outstanding poetic feats in the history of Western literature, praised explicitly throughout the ages by esteemed historians and scholars alike. Between its undeniable influence on Alexander the Great and it’s correlation to Rome, the Iliad certainly has a lot to say about the ancient world that so quickly embraced it’s epic…

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    Jayshree Srinivasan Dawson Geography 3 20 October 2015 Alexander the Great; Questioning the credibility of his title “On the night of the birth of Alexander III of Macedonia, his mother [Queen Olympia] dreamed of mighty thunderbolts and his father [King Philip II of Macedonia] dreamed his son would be as strong as a lion” (Demi, Alexander the Great). Alexander didn’t disappoint his parents; he grew up to be just that and much more. Alexander the Great, was born in Pella, Greece in 356 BC. In…

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    Alexander the Great was the son of Philip II. Phillip II was the leader of Macedonia. Philip II was murdered His son Alexander the Great took over his role on the thrown. Alexander the Great continued his father, Philip II dreams as before he was murdered. Alexander the Great was very successful as a ruler. He had many goals as ruler and many of those goals lead him to be a legacy to the Western Civilization Once king Philip II was killed, Alexander the Great vowed to carry on Philip’s…

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