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    Thoughtful, kind, and smart are all words to describe Alexander The Great. Alexander The Great was great for many reasons such as showing his men he is equal to all of them, spreading greek culture, and because he was a very great conqueror with a great mind. Now these are only some reasons why he was great ,but their are still more. To begin with, Alexander is great because he spread greek culture and was a great influence , and conquer to everyone. In the text “Alexander’s Legacy” it states

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    Alexander the Great was born from King Philip II of Macedonia and Olympias, princess of Epirus in 365 BCE. At a young age Alexander was taught by Aristotle. He taught Alexander politics, sports, warfare, as well as academic subjects. When King Philip was assassinated in 336 BCE, Alexander inherited his father’s army and empire. Using his outstanding knowledge, and his father’s great army, Alexander was able to conquer a great amount of Europe, Asia, and Africa. Alexander was substantially great considering

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    The greatest conquering king in the world; King of Macedonia and conqueror of Persia, Alexander the Great is considered to be one of the greatest military geniuses ever. With his amazing diplomatic skills and military genius, Alexander led Macedonia “to conquer most of the known world”. Though he only lived to a relatively young age of thirty-three, Alexander made use of his time from his first task as a leader stifling a rebellion to his last conquering the Persians and Indians. Alexander’s conquests

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    Alexander the Great is the most famous conqueror in the history of the world. His legacy and conquest has shaped the world we know today. Many leaders after him have looked to him as an example of what a good leader should be. “Alexander the Great’s tomb was one of the biggest tourist attractions of the ancient world. Roman emperors, including Pompey, Julius Caesar, and Caligula traveled to Alexandria to pay their respects.” It all started at the age of 18 when Alexander took charge of the Companion

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    Alexander the Great, regarded as one of the greatest leaders of the ancient world. Alexander was an extraordinary military leader, he had the knowledge and skills to become a great leader due to the teachings of Aristotle, one of the greatest philosophers known to man. Alexander had everything in the ancient world, he was young, he was a king, and had one of the biggest empires known to man. Alexander influenced the ancient world in many ways, Hellenization being the most important one. Alexander

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    Alexander the Great was famous for his success in battle; for conquering city upon city, and thus for creating such a huge empire which was larger than any empire the world had ever seen at the time. He was an incredibly talented man, who had the strength, strategy, and audacity to lead an army, yet he had the wisdom, personality and know-how to govern an empire. However, amidst all the glory and praise to which Alexander is often given, there is a good deal to criticise as well. Alexander is believed

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    Alexander the Great was an ancient Macedonian ruler and one of history’s greatest minds who as the King of Macedonia and Persia, established the largest empire the ancient world has ever seen. Alexander the third of Macedon, known as Alexander the Great was born on July 21, 356 BCE in Pella and was the son of King Philip the second of Macedon and Olympias, Philips 4th wife. (Verify information) It is belief that Alexander inherited a lot of his parent’s traits including the natural disposition of

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    Alexander the Great Alexander the Great was one of the courageous leader and compelling idealistic of all time, he managed to conquer large Greece Empire with small reasonable resources. Alexander was a great soldier with different military strategies which helped him and his soldiers to defeat enemies. He was able to invade the Persian army that was massively twice stronger and bigger than his empire. He took control all over Greece and conquered Persia, Egypt and all the way to India. Alexander

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    Alexander the Great In history Alexander the Great is always one of the topics to learn, and one of the most asked question is what did Alexander do to be so great. Alexander might have been born great to achieve greatness or have greatness thrust upon him and this one of the reasons we still talk about him today. Alexander the Great took the crown at the age of 20. When he was only 13 Alexander tamed a horse that no one else could ride that was named Bucephalus which impressed his father. At the

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    Alexander the Great (356-323B.C.) was one of the greatest warrior leaders of the ancient world. As the son of Philip II of Macedon (382-336B.C.), he acquired his father’s sizeable empire following his father’s assassination. Though Alexander was only 21 at his succession of Philip’s empire, he commanded authority among older generals, and gained respect from his peers as a leader.His strategies, the overall designs of achieving success in battle, combined with his tactics, the individual movements