Is Alexander The Great Really Truly Great?

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Alexander the Great was a Macedonian king. He was a great conqueror, but some believe that he was ruthless in doing so. He had many successful conquests which led him to become one of the most powerful leaders of all of the ancient world. However, there is much controversy of whether Alexander the Great deserved the title ‘Great.’ But, based on my knowledge, Alexander the Great was truly ‘great’ because he was an astounding military leader, he was merciful, and respectful to the peoples he conquered.
It is no lie that Alexander the Great was a great military leader. He studied battle strategies with military leaders before him, and it aided him in commanding his armies against empires like Persia. In this campaign particularly, it showed his

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