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    TWEDY Thesis Statement: Alexander III of Macedon was truly great because he spread Greek language and culture throughout his empire‚ he had great success in the military field‚ and he was a philosophical idealist. First Major Idea: Alexander III of Macedon was truly great because he spread Greek language and culture throughout his empire. From 336 to 334 and many years after that‚ Alexander conquered territories on a superhuman scale. He then promoted Greek culture and language throughout

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    Alexander the Great was a conqueror and King of Macedonia prior to the Hellenistic Period. He succeeded to the throne after Phillip II of Macedon’s death brought his reign to an end.  However‚ the continuance of the promised legacy his father left behind did not satisfy this power crazed King for fame and glory. Alexander the Great’s resentment towards his father led him to continue conquering because he wanted to overshadow his father. Under his headship‚ his unification of Greek city-states led

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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 Greece

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    Alexander the Great The World Generals Series “Palgrave’s World Generals Series will feature great leaders whose reputations have transcended their own nations‚ whose bold characters led to new forms of combat‚ whose determination and courage gave shape to new dynasties and civilizations—men whose creativity and courage inspired multitudes. Beginning with illustrious World War II German Field Marshall Irwin Rommel‚ known as the Desert Fox‚ the series will shed new light on famous warrior-leaders

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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 was born in July 356 B.C. to his father Phillip II. Alexander’s father prepared him for a life a conquests and legacies by allowing young Alexander to take over the battle of Chaeronea. This was a very important battle for Alexander since it showed his leadership skills considering he was only 16 years old. After the battle of Chaeronea‚ Alexander’s father‚ Phillip II‚ was assassinated. Now a new ruler at the age of twenty would emerge to the Macedonia people‚ he was know as Alexander

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    Conquests of Alexander the Great At the age of 20‚ Alexander III became the king of Macedonia when his father Philip was assassinated. Before he could begin his now famous campaign to conquer Persia‚ he had to take control of Illyria‚ Greece‚ and the Thracian tribes. Once his control of the region was in place he began hi campaign to conquer Persia. Alexander had amassed a large military force that included some 48‚000 soldiers‚ 6‚000 cavalry‚ and a naval force that consisted of 120 ships

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    Alexander the Great: Research Paper by Simon Euteneier #997011987 Professor Rubincam Winter-2013-CLA347H5 Alexander of Macedon is unquestionably one of histories most important figures. His conquest and unification of Greece and the Persian Empire led to an unprecedented blending of cultures and peoples. It also resulted in a much-needed period of peace within the ancient Mediterranean and Middle Eastern worlds. Although the outcome of Alexander’s conquest was generally good‚ what was Alexander’s

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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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    1877 11/03/11 Alexander the Great Alexander the Great is widely known as one of the greatest military geniuses of all time. He is said to have been inspiration for later conquerors such as Hannibal‚ Napoleon‚ and Caesar to name a few. Alexander conquered numerous places while he was king including the entire Persian Empire. From the time he was born to the time he died people knew that this man would be a great leader and conqueror. I believe that Alexander the Great is one of the best

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