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Alexander The Great

Term Paper I have chosen to write about Alexander the Great and how effective he was as a military leader, king, and conqueror. This topic is important because by the age of thirty, Alexander the Great had created one of the largest empires in ancient history. There has lately been some discussion and doubts about just how great he was as a leader and a ruler. Many historians paint very different pictures of Alexander the Great. Alexander the Great had several roles in his lifetime. He was a...

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| Alexander the Great | | | Craig Wilson | 11/12/2012 | | Alexander was the son of Philip II of Macedonia. He was born in Pella, Macedonia’s capital city in 356 BC. Alexander was tutored by Aristotle, one of the greatest philosophers and smartest men of the time, from when he was 13 until he was 16. He was also leader of the Companions, which was a group Philip II made to protect him from would be assailants (Alexander the Great Biography) (historyofmacedonia.org). In 340 BC...

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 Alexander the Great Alexander the Great Introduction Freeman (2011) narrates that Alexander the Great was a Macedonian King who lived from 356 BC to 323 BC. His parents were Queen Olympia and King Philip. Aristotle, the philosopher, tutored the young Alexander until he attained the age of 16 years. After his father was assassinated, Alexander was elevated to the throne of kingship in 336 BC as his late father’s successor. He was lucky to inherit an experienced army and a strong...

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Sapp World History Professor Meskill Alexander The Great The Macedonian empire was one of the greatest empires in world history. In 359 B.C., King Philip came to rule Macedonia. He developed a strong empire by forming a strong military and political system. In 356 B.C, Philip had a son, who later became historically known as Alexander the Great. Today, Alexander the Great is considered one of the greatest military leaders of all time. Alexander the Great and his father, Philip, were very successful...

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Guinansaca Mrs. Mannion Period -6 2-19-13 Was Alexander really Great? Throughout the years there were many arguments and doubts of Alexander the Great is actually “great” as they say he was. But in my opinion I have more than enough information to state he was indeed classified as a great warrior and man. First of all he was an outstanding leader, nobody can compare to his leadership. Not only he would lead his armies’...

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Is Alexander the Great really "Great"? In James Romm's edit of recollections from authors Arrian, Diodorus, Plutarch, and Quintus Curtuis of Alexander's life, we are presented the good and bad tales and parts of Alexander's life. So, James Romm presents the question: Should Alexander be considered great? Like James Romm suggests, I as a modern reader have formed my own opinions of Alexander and if he should indeed be considered "Great". In my opinion, while Alexander was a man whom had qualities...

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Alexander The Great Personal Characteristics: Alexander the Great believed that it was his destiny to rule and unite the known world. Alexander the Greats mother had high hopes for her son and encouraged him to seek out and become great. Alexander the Greats most influential role model was his father who Alexander tried to outdo every time, this eventually lead to his reckless personality and brash behavior. Alexander the Great had a taste for wine and woman, he is considered bisexual and at banquets...

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Alexander the Great Throughout history the actions, beliefs, and achievements of certain individuals have changed global history. One such individual is Alexander of Macedon, better known as Alexander the Great. During the years of Aristotle came the military rule of Philip of Macedonia. Philip was a great conqueror, but not as great or as popular as his son Alexander. The main thrust of Alexander's reign was that it happened so quickly. With lightning fast speed, the greatest mortal hero of...

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ALEXANDER THE GREAT

Introduction Some kids grow up and make name for Themselves. Alexander did, he was a kid with Rich parents, He went to the best school and taught by the best teacher like Leonidas, Lysimachus and Aristotle. Alexander the Great was the conqueror of the Persian Empire and was also known as the King of Macedonia and considered as a Brilliant Military Tactician and Troop Leader. He was born in Pella on July 20 356 BC. It was helpful that Alexander’s father was king and his mother was queen o f Macedonia...

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Alexander the Great Alexander accomplished greater deeds than, not only any of the kings who had lived before him but also most of those who came after him. Alexander the Great was born at Pella Macedonia in 356 B.C.E. He spent his childhood years watching his father transform Macedonia into a great military power. His Father was King Phillip of Macedonia and his mother was Olympias princess of neighboring Epirus. She was a deeply spiritual woman who taught her son about his ancestors. From his...

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