• Alexander
    Uniting an Empire: But Dad, don’t you see? Classical studies: 91397: Demonstrate understanding of significant ideology in the classical world. Son: “Alexander was very intelligent and kingly in applying the policy of fusion between the Macedonians and the Persians to form one great empire...
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  • Alexander the Great's Determination
    After the death of King Darius III, Alexander began to introduce his ‘Policy of Fusion’. He believed that if the two traditions (Macedonian and Persian) could be “blended and assimilated”, his authority would be more securely established and would rest on good will rather than on force, according...
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  • I Dunno
    the Gedrosian desert Zeus: Legend that Zeus had begotten Alexander while disguised as a snake Relationship with Macedonians and Persians Reasons for deterioration of relationship: Policy of Fusion: Idealist: Didn’t want to destroy Persia, but combine the kingships of Macedonia and Persia...
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  • The Military Expedition of Alexander the Great
    consequence of his actions. It is clear that Alexander set out to create a unified empire including Greeks and non-Greeks. However, there is insufficient evidence to support a policy of racial fusion and cultural syncretism. Literary and archeological evidence from the Hellenistic period illustrate that...
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  • Alexander the Great
    Macedon was truly great because he was a philosophical idealist. A philosophical idealist is someone who strives to create a unity of mankind by creating a fusion of the races policy. This was about the same time he was conquering a lot of territory; he needed to bring together all the people from...
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  • Alexander the Great
    the Iberian Peninsula). His original vision had been to the east, though, to the ends of the world and the Great Outer Sea, as described by his boyhood tutor Aristotle. Alexander integrated many foreigners into his army, leading some scholars to credit him with a "policy of fusion." He also...
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  • What Legacy Did Alexander the Great Leave Behind?
    , his greatest achievement – which is to this day debated by scholars all over the globe – is his role in cultural diffusion. Contemporary scholars have viewed Alexander as a philosophical idealist, striving to create unity of man-kind by his so-called fusion of the races policy. He uplifted the status...
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  • How "Great" Was Alexander?
    How "Great" Was Alexander? Why was Alexander III of Macedon called 'Great'? The answer seems relatively straightforward: from an early age he was an achiever, he conquered territories on a superhuman scale, he established an empire until his times unrivalled, and he died young, at the height...
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  • Alexander the Great
    as having adopted a policy of “racial fusion” from his father and from his tutor, Aristotle. Green states that this policy equated barbarians with beasts and he compares the ambitions and intentions of Alexander to those of Adolf Hitler in this respect (pg 59). Here we see that Green oversteps what...
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  • The death of life and the end of the world
    Alex Nguyen Sec 25 Influences of Alexander the Great In the span of twelve years, the Macedonian king Alexander the Great conquered a vast empire stretching from Greece to modern day Pakistan, consuming the great Persian empire and absorbing many smaller kingdoms in the process. Alexander was...
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  • The Life and Motives of Alexander the Great
    the known world with his “policy of fusion” is hard to comprehend, but thanks to historians such as Tarn and Hamilton we can learn and attempt to understand what an important figure Alexander was/is to the world we live in currently as well. Works Cited Hamilton, J.R. Alexander the Great. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1973. eBook. Tarn, W. W. Alexander the Great. Boston: Beacon Press, 1966. Print....
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  • Alexander the Great: Shaping a World
    Alexander The Great was born in Macedonia in the year 356 B.C., several hundred years before Christ and even before the rise of Rome. Despite this fact he is still a topic of discussion and study more than two millennium later for a plethora of reasons. His insight and ability on the field of...
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  • Alexander the Great Essay
    Century historiography Alexander the Great is one of the instances of the vanity of appealing from disputes to " the verdict of posterity "; his character and his policy are estimated today as variously as ever. Certain features-the high physical courage, the impulsive energy, the fervid imagination...
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  • The Nuclear Solution
    require. On the other hand, nuclear power has shown great success and I believe may be the solution to the energy crisis. Nuclear power plants split uranium and plutonium atoms, a process known as fission, to produce high amounts of heat within a reactor, turning water into steam used to power...
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  • The History Leading Up to and the Consequences of the Emancipation of the Russian Serfs in 1861
    people and place on the throne the tsar's son, Alexander III, who would spend his rule undoing the reforms that his father created. In two great countries, two races of “frontier-men” sought new lands to explore and exploited the new riches found in the new areas in the name of the mother...
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  • greek notes
    =prince of Troy) • Trojan War=Paris kidnaps Helen, wife of King of Sparta. Agamemnon Helens brother in law gets very mad and attacks troy with Achilles who was a great warrior • Odyssey=Epic romance about Odysseus journeys-virtue is a better policy than vice • Iliad and odyssey both describe social...
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  • Alexander the Great Summary 4
    integrated foreigners (non-Macedonians, non-Greeks1) into his army and administration, leading some scholars to credit him with a "policy of fusion." He encouraged marriage between his army and foreigners, and practiced it himself. After twelve years of constant military campaigning, Alexander died...
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  • Alexander the Great
    Aristotle. Alexander integrated many foreigners into his army, leading some scholars to credit him with a "policy of fusion". He also encouraged marriages between his soldiers and foreigners, and he himself went on to marry two foreign princesses. Alexander died after twelve years of constant...
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  • Gillete Case Study
    culture and later by the Greek military leader Alexander the Great in the 4th century BC, when he declared men’s beards to be a disadvantage in hand-to-hand military combat. Improvements in shaving technology have been constantly sought since those early days, but the first major advances took place in...
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  • Europe Notes
    4. demos-people, kratia-power or rule [ democracy ] 1) Alexander the Great b. Historians' Verdict 1. Visionary - constructing a fusion of East & West 2. Cruel and Unstable - megalomaniac, an ancient Stalin/Hitler - did not care about unifying mankind, but power & grabbing territory...
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