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Philip Ii Of Macedon

“Don't you want to know how Philip the ll lived his life had how our world is now from what he has done , well if you want to know then read this essay to find out about him”. What were some of the greatest victories in his life ?Philip was born in Valladolid in 1527 and died in 1598. Philip was the youngest son of the king Amyntas III and Eurydice I. In his youth Philip was held as a hostage in A place called Thebes which was then the leading city of Greece, this where he...

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Alexander III Of Macedon: A Brief Biography Of Alexander The Great

Alexander III of Macedon, known as Alexander the Great (born 356BCE), was the son of King Philip II of Macedon. When his father died in 336 BCE, Alexander would take the throne and start his brilliant conquest of the known world. He is remembered to this day both for his military genius/battle tactics and the way he handled the people he conquered. He is also recognized for his tremendous role in spreading Greek culture and ways of life throughout the world creating what historians call the “Hellenistic...

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Alexander The Great

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 as conquerors while ruling the Macedonian Empire. Philip used a combination of bribery, persuasion...

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Alexander the Great

| | 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 Alexander’s father, Philip II, left for Thrace. While he was away...

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The Rise of Macedonia and the Conquests of Alexander the Great

common wealth. After his conquest of the Persian Empire, he began to organize the territory into a realm such as he envisioned. His early death brought an end to his plans. Alexander was born in Pella, capital of Macedonia. His father was Philip II of Macedon, who had conquered Greece; his mother was Olympias, a princess from Epirus. Aristotle was Alexander's tutor, and the literature of Greece was his inspiration. The handsome youth took Achilles of Homer's Iliad, a reputed ancestor, as his hero...

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Historical Essay - Alexander the Great a Villain

typical military leader. Alexander was born in 356 BC in Pella, the ancient capital of Macedonia. He was son of Philip II, King of Macedonia, and Olympias, the princess of neighbouring Epirus. He spent his childhood watching his father transforming Macedonia into a great military power, winning victory after victory on the battlefields throughout the Balkans. When he was 13, Philip hired the Greek philosopher Aristotle to be Alexander’s personal tutor. During the next three years of Alexander’s...

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Ancient History - Alexand the Great

Ancient History – Alexander the Great PART A 1) Describe the impact of the assassination of Philip II Assassination In the spring of 336 BC, Philip begun the invasion of Persia. He sent generals Attalus and Parmenio with an advance force of 10,000 Macedonian troops, to cross over into Asia Minor and pave the way for the later advance of the main army. And while the Macedonians were crossing the Hellespont, in Macedonia everything was ready for the grand celebration for the wedding of Philip's...

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Alexander the Great

passed away, that the period was known as the Hellenistic Age. During this time the Greeks influenced many countries. Philip of Macedon created a league called Corinthian League, which was designed to make the Greek people think they were going to avenge Xerxes’ invasion1. The opportunity for revolt didn’t happen until the assassination of Philip. This is when Alexander III of Macedon, known to us as Alexander the Great, stepped in and assumed the throne. Alexander was only twenty at the time. Although...

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Unifying Greece

Before Philip of Macedon stepped in to unify Greece, Greece was broken up into territories and provinces. Also, before King Philip II came into power, Macedonia was unstable and was full of rural clans, which were all loosely tied under a hereditary empire. Philip inherited the unstable kingdom, from his brother, on the verge of a fall, and made it the most power state of its time. His military innovations revolutionized warfare, which was passed onto his son Alexander the Great who created the army...

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Alexander The Great: An Ancient Egyptian Civilization

Son of Phillip II, Alexander the Great is considered one of the greatest military commanders of all times. Alexander grew up watching his father Phillip II transforming Macedonia into a great military power. After his father Phillip II was killed by a bodyguard, he became king of Macedonia to then become Alexander the Great. Alexander employ the latest technology to conquer civilizations, such as the catapult and the serge tower. His intelligence and the way he commanded his military made him the...

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