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Alexander the Great

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One of the most successful commanders of all time, Alexander the Great (356–323 BC) was the king of Macedonia and the creator of the largest empire in ancient history, from the Ionian Sea to the Himalayas.
Alexander wanted to fulfill a wish for Diogenes and asked him what  he desired.
"If I already wasn't Alexander, I would want to be Diogenes". To  which Diogenes answered: "If I already wasn't Diogenes, I would  want to be Diogenes".
He was defeated by the Indian king Porus at the Hydaspes River  in the Punjab in 326 BCE.  Early Greek historians and modern scholars have consistently  hidden this in their writings just to glorify Alexander as an  unbeaten hero. He of course died of illness or was  assassinated. 
Yes. In 332 BC, Egpyt was under the control of Alexander the Great from Greece. He was a large influence there, and founded one of Egypts greatest cities, Alexandria. Greek rule lasted until 30 BC, long after the death of the great conqueror, Alexander.
No, he was the leader of the persian empire
they hid in barrels and went own the rivers in them
I beliveve the anwser is Democacry in Greece.
Greek philosophy might have flown among ancient societies for many more years. 1. empire would very likely have been kept cohensive 2. knowledge from ancient Greeks would have had more chance to spread to the rest of the world.
Alexander the Great marched his army into the east and expanded his  empire. He understood that if he wanted to maintain a vast empire  he needed to indoctrinate the eastern cities with the Greek  language and culture.
Some view Alexander the Great negatively because they see him as a brutal world conquerer and someone who promoted ethnic cleansing/genocide
The area was controlled by several petty kings and tribal rulers  under a Persian Empire provincial governor.
democracy was first because in 500 BC democracy started and Alexander the Great died in 331 BC
33 years old Alexander was around 33 years of age when he died from malaria. Born July 20, 356 BC in Pella, Macedon in Greece Died June 10 or June 11, 323 BC (aged 32) Correction my fine dimwtted friend....... Alexander The Great was born in Macedonia because his father, King Phillip II was the...
Alexander is famous as an immensely brave, adventurous, and decisive leader. It is said that his character was so inspiring and attractive that men were quick to commit to his goals and proud to put their fate in his hands. He had natural charisma and the courage to confront any danger he asked his...
the person who was in charge was Xerxes
Yes because he had a huge empire in about 13 B.C.. Plus he got a whole bunch of innovations in fighting. He also accomplished being considered the greatset Greek soldier/general ever.Hope I help a bit
Alexander the Greats greatest achievement was spreading Greek civilization and the pillars of Hellenism through the lands he conquered. Because of this the language of the world has been enriched and countries have been founded and developed on the principles of ethics, democracy and freedom for all...
He was crowned Alexander the Great in Memphis, Egypt.
Alexander the Great died on June 10, 323 BC at the age of -34.
He didn't adopt another land's culture because ancient Macedonia was Greek as was Athens or Sparta. From (former Yugoslav republic of Macedonia) of today is a former country of the united Yugoslavia inhabited by Slavs that speak a Serbobulgarian language and have nothing to do with him. Ancient...
His personality was very complex he wanted peace yet he was in many wars. He was passionate and impulsive, he wanted power and he was also a very brave man.
Macedonians did not speak Greek between themselves, nor were Macedonians considered Greek by their xenophobic Greek neighbors. Macedonians spoke doric. Syriac was also a common language of Middle Eastern and especially Semitic peoples. Ancient Persians, who spoke Imperial Aramaic, are Semitic...
No in fact Alexander encouraged mixing people and cultures to help bring them together. If anything he was the complete opposite of a racial purist.
Noone.The ROMAN culture collapsed afterward.
The Empire was initially taken by conquest, then supplemented by  diplomacy, bribery and further conquest. They established a system  of governance based on local government, provincial Persian  government, and central control. Taxes were levied to support this  and the land and naval forces to...
Alexander The Great was a Macedonian .
No,it wasn't.Most of them were trying to conquer(or takeover) the entire world.
Alexander wanted to be remembered. He had to be greater than  Achilles to be remembered as the greatest.    Alexander's feats became the new model for ambitious Greeks and  Romans.    Caesar wanted to be greater than Alexander so he would be  remembered as the greatest. Having conquered...
Alexander the Great conquered a large part of the then known world, but he did not conquer it all. His conquests were made over a period of 11 years.
Early on - in Macedonia. For the last ten years (he died at 32)  it was in Africa and Asia conducting his conquest of the Persian  Empire, from Asia Minor to Egypt to Persia, to Central Asia and  India. 
yes he is awsome and cool
Alexander the Great extended his empire by conquering the Persian  Empire and turning it into an empire of his own.
because Alexandra had murderd Egypt and caple of country's
The children's names were: AlexanderIV (son of Roxane), and Herkales (son of his mistress, Barsine
Greek culture was not spread by the Peloponnesian War. That war involved the already-spread Greek world which existed from Spain through the Mediterranean to Asia Minor and the Black Sea. The aftermath of the war left the Greek world badly weakened, not strengthened. And it opened the way for the re...
I'm not that sure, but I do know that I am related to him.
Alexander the Great - 323BC   Julius Caesar- 44BC   Genghis Khan - 1227   Marie Antoinette - 1793     Alexander the great
No, he was a greek king before the roman times.
Alexander the Great loved learning, and he read his favorite book over and over every night. Now you a probably thinking that he was the geeky kind. But before you say that, he was a good athlete too! He was very good at sword fighting and other competative sports.
First he inspired people he conquered by slowly incouraging them to at least look upon what he was going to say and building temples in there city of roman gods, but he did this in a kind way, and he wanted to make peace with them. Second with all this land he conquered he had nobody to run it so he...
No clear successor. His generals fought over the empire he hadestablished and split it up into their own kingdoms.
everyone will fight and it will get out of control got that losers by the way this is the correct answer i am in arista and i go to i.s73
When he conquered an area, he established cities on the Hellenic model, which gave people citizenship and the amenities therewith - gymnasiums, markets, meeting places, theatres etc, intended to be both a civilising and stabilising influence.
1. It establishment. 2. Development of its system of governance. 3. Failure of its expansion plans to the east into India and to the west in Europe. 4. The death of Alexander without a clear heir. 5. Its disintegration into the Hellenistic Kingdoms.
he conquered so many places that it's really hard to count.he conquered greece,mesopotamia,egypt,a good part of Asia minor, and many more.
He left no clear heir and his generals split it up amongst themselves, creating what we now call the Hellenistic Kingdoms, which fought amongst each other.
It's simple really, he never conquered it.
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He encouraged his macedonian army men to marry Persian women and when they did gave them outlandish wedding gifts to encourage it more. He wanted to create one society by blending the two greatest ones and that's not even mentioning how he expanded greek sh1t all over the empire.
Alexander the great clothing call what?
Now I am not positive on this question, but he probably was 5'11 or  around 189 pounds. Just a guess, I do not believe he was too big  but although I think I did see somewhere he had some physical  training that he would be very lean/muscular though. I think he  seems like the athletic type and...
Phillip 2 of Macedonia
yes Alexander ashbourne was indeed an afro-American he invented the biscuit cutter
He attached a flexible belt to the elevator cage.
he was a professional inventor but before he was a paper boy
The king of Macedonia in 356 BC was Filippos B known as Philip II.Philip II was a Greek King of the Argead Dynasty from Argos in thePeloponnese that founded Macedonia.
No. It lasted only until his death in 323 BC (about 10 years). Then it was divided among his generals.
Asia Minor-Egypt-Middle East.
Alexander the Great was not gay, but perhaps bisexual based on our modern terminology, either way; Alexander III was definetely a great icon to behold and study!
Alexander wanted to continue east of India but his soldiers were tired of the long campaign (12 years) and wanted to come home.
well he had a lot of achievements that he accomplished one of them is that he built a huge empire. another accomplishment was that he became king in ancient Greece. also he tamed a wild horse when no one can and he took off to war. That's what made ancient Greece consider him a hero.
Philip II, was assassinated by Pausanias of Orestis, his personalbodyguard. Philip was murdered in October 336 BC, at Aegae (modern Vergina), the ancient capital of the Greekkingdom of Macedon
The center of his Empire was Babylon.
Seleucus (Mesopotamian territories) Antigonos (Asia Minor) Ptolemy (Egypt) Also Kassandros (middle and northern Greece (Thessalia and Macedonia)).
By his son Alexander the fourth. Alexander the great was Alexander the third.His son was murdered at the age of 13 shortly after the death of his father.
Alexander III of Macedon, commonly known as Alexander the Great(Greek: Ἀλέξανδρος ὁ Μέγας, Alexandros ho Mégas ), was a king ( basileus )of the Ancient Greek kingdom of Macedon and a member of the ArgeadDynasty. Born in Pella in 356 BCE,...
Because he wanted to protect his people.and plan out his attacks too.,''
It would have been a more expanded empire and hadn't crumbled so early.
he was famous for being a football player and a civil engineer especially in bridge building.
No, he killed so many innocent people just to get land that he didn't even need and that eventually he would have to give up because he would get to old!
He built the city Alexandria in Mid-Egypt. His empire really did  all of the building but he helped build it.
No. We still live with Alexander The Great's Influence. His armies spread The Greek Language and Greek Culture. It affected western religion. The Greek Bible greatly influenced our language and thought processes. Greek philosophy likewise also gave us thinking techniques. Many Greek terms were added...