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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.
"If I already wasn't Alexander, I would want to be Diogenes". Towhich Diogenes answered: "If I already wasn't Diogenes, I wouldwant to be Diogenes". Alexander wanted to fulfill a wish for Diogenes and asked him whathe desired.
He was defeated by the Indian king Porus at the Hydaspes Riverin the Punjab in 326 BCE. . Early Greek historians and modern scholars have consistentlyhidden this in their writings just to glorify Alexander as anunbeaten hero. He of course died of illness or wasassassinated.
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
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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.
The ancient people who conquered the early Romans were the Etruscans.
He persisted at it for 10 years, first defeating the Persian army,eliminated central resistance, then picking off the outer provincesone by one.
Alexander the Great marched his army into the east and expanded hisempire. He understood that if he wanted to maintain a vast empirehe needed to indoctrinate the eastern cities with the Greeklanguage and culture.
He died because his two pet monkey bit him. He got a disease from the monkeys and died.
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 rulersunder a Persian Empire provincial governor.
democracy was first because in 500 BC democracy started and Alexander the Great died in 331 BC
Aristotle taught Alexander the Great. Aristotle was a Greek philosopher who was Plato's student.
The Annals of Ulster, a chronicle of midieval ireland, indicate that he lived from around 387 to 461 AD.
It did not include India because when Alexander's army got to theIndus River they refused to go any further. They had been fightingfor 11 years and had march thousands of miles from home.Alexander's generals and men wanted to return to their own landsand no one really knew much of the area beyond...
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...
he planned the creation of a city in Egypt on the western edge of the nile delta
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...
In ancient times, the remarkable conquests of Alexander the Great(356-323 BCE or BC) were made possible for several reasons. Thedominance of Macedonian and Greek military tactics was one of thereasons, along with the general superiority of 'western' soldiersrelative to their 'eastern' (Persian and...
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.
Alexander the Great spoke the Doric form of Greek spoken in theancient Greek kingdom of Macedonia and Koine Greek which wasdeveloped from the Attic form of Greek for use as a common dialectamong all Greeks. There is no indication he spoke any otherlanguage.
The Persian road system connected the satrapies of the Empire,particularly the Royal Road from the capital of Sardis in the westto the capital of Susa in the east. Communications and trade were also carried out by sea and rivercraft.
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.
The Hellenistic Period begins with the death of Alexander.
Antipater ruled the Macedonia and the rest of Greece afterAlexander the Great died.
The Empire was initially taken by conquest, then supplemented bydiplomacy, bribery and further conquest. They established a systemof governance based on local government, provincial Persiangovernment, and central control. Taxes were levied to support thisand the land and naval forces to sustain...
Alexander The Great was a Macedonian .
No,it wasn't.Most of them were trying to conquer(or takeover) the entire world.
No.. He concetrated in Middle East as far as India.
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Alexander wanted to be remembered. He had to be greater thanAchilles to be remembered as the greatest. Alexander's feats became the new model for ambitious Greeks andRomans. Caesar wanted to be greater than Alexander so he would beremembered as the greatest. Having conquered western Europe,...
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 PersianEmpire, from Asia Minor to Egypt to Persia, to Central Asia andIndia.
yes he is awsome and cool
Alexander the Great extended his empire by conquering the PersianEmpire and turning it into an empire of his own.
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The Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt , the Seleucid Empire in the east , the Kingdom of Pergamon in Asia Minor and Macedon .
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.
There are several: . To provide the squabbling Greek city states he had tentatively united with a common enemy to focus on; . To fulfil his dreams and ambitions; . To gain control of the fabled wealth and power of the Persian Emperor; . To get revenge for Greek defeats at the hands of the Persians; ...
To the Indus River, in modern Pakistan :)
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...
There were many - Memphis, Thebes etc. The built a new city whichhe modestly named after himself - Alexandria. Alexandria, located on the Nile Delta
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.
Adolf Hitler wanted to conquer the world. Also Ghengis Kahn and his successors.
Second and First Centuries BCE, but Alexander's empire had fragmented upon his death into four smaller empires, one of which did not last very long. Of the three remaining empires, the Romans conquered the Macedonian Empire rather easily, with Macedonia becoming a Roman province in 146 BCE; the same...
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 oraround 189 pounds. Just a guess, I do not believe he was too bigbut although I think I did see somewhere he had some physicaltraining that he would be very lean/muscular though. I think heseems like the athletic type and maybe as...
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.
it was on the acropolis in athens, it was a market and trading center... for buying and selling goods.
From Libya to Central Asia and Greece.
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.