Wars of Alexander the Great

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  • What's How Great Was Alexander The Great?

    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

    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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  • Homer's Historical Impact Of The Iliad

    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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  • Alexander The Great Title Analysis

    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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  • Why Did Alexander The Great Die So Young

    What if Alexander the Great did not die so young? Their are many questions that can be asked. In his short life he had one of the biggest empires in his time, he was the main power in Europe and he had taken over a lot of places and little towns. Alexander was a very known leader; he had the most power in Europe. Alexander the Great could have done a lot more good affects to the world than he already did, or he could have been a negative impact to the world. Alexander had been successful for a…

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  • Why Is Alexander The Great Bad

    Alexander the Great Do you believe Alexander is Good? I believe that Alexander is good. Philip 2 left behind all his power to his son after he got murdered. Philip 2 ruled for 23 years. Alexander is a hero because he invented many things, The Egyptians crowned him Pharaoh, and Alexander’s army was so good Alexander was able to lead them into tough armies. This essay will prove to you that Alexander the Great was not bad, instead he is good. To begin with, Alexander is a hero because he…

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  • Alexander The Great

    Most people are at least familiar with his name. Anyone who reads history hears his name mentioned with some frequency. For millennia military leaders including Hannibal, Julius Caesar, and Augustus have been striving for accomplishments that rival his. Julius Caesar, after his military campaigns in Gaul and the civil war over Rome, is said to have lamented that his campaign was nothing compared to that of Alexander. Napoleon Bonaparte even imitated his offensive strategy from the battle of…

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  • Alexander The Great: Alexander The Great

    Alexander the Great is one of the world’s greatest rulers to date. Born in the Macedonian capital of Pella, his father Philip II was the newly appointed king. Throughout his youth, Alexander received the best education a person of his stature could obtain. In his early teens he studied under Aristotle, a great philosopher recognized in modern times. He was also schooled in military values and war strategies. At 16, Alexander was given control of Macedonia while his father partook of expanding…

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  • World History: Alexander The Insane

    2015 Alexander the Insane Throughout history, there have been quite a few leaders who have lead their people to victory. Many of these people are common names that most everyone has heard, such as Genghis Khan, or Napoleon. One of the more famous leaders is Alexander The Great. This popular Macedonian king lead his army on a conquest to get revenge on Persia after the end of the Persian wars. Alexander is most famous for technically never losing a single battle in his lifetime. Some people say…

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  • Ancient Greek Empires

    philosophy, and revolutionary art and politics. With the help of Alexander the Great, the kick start to the spread of the Roman Empire was the largest and most powerful empire the ancient world had ever seen. These three massive empires had great stability, wonderful armies, extraordinary tales, and left their mark in history…

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