Alexander The Great Of Alexander IIi Of Macedon

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Alexander The Great
Alexander III of Macedon
Riding Bucephalus Into Battle

Alexander III of Macedon or Alexander The Great was born on 20/21 July 356 BC in Pella, Macedon. He was the son of the king of Macedon. Alexander was many things, he was a prince, a king, a general, and much more. Alexander’s father was the King of Macedon, Philip II and his mother was his father’s fourth wife, Olympias, she was the daughter of Neoptolemus I, the king of Epirus.
When Alexander was very young he was raised by a nurse, Lanike. Years later Alexander
Aristotle And Alexander was tutored by Leonidas, a relative of his mother, and by Lysimachus of Acarnania. Alexander was raised in the manner of noble Macedonian youths, learning to read, play the lyre, ride, fight, and hunt. One of the days Alexander was 12, he tamed a horse wilder than the others, named Bucephalus, who he rode until the day the horse died. When Alexander was 13 he started learning from the philosopher Aristotle. As payment for becoming Alexander,’s personal tutor. King Philip promised Aristotle that he would rebuild his hometown Stageira, which Philip had destroyed. As well as freeing previous citizens from slavery and reinstating exiled people. Aristotle taught Alexander and other nobel’s children medicine, philosophy, morals, religion, logic, and art. In 340 Alexander had to end his schooling from Aristotle, when
Marble Statue Of Alexander his father left to battle Thrace. His father left the Macedonian kingdom under…
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