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  • Alexander The Great Essay

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    Alexander The Great Alexander the Great was a man with no equal in History. He was one of the most important forces known to man. Alexander the Great then crossed the Hellespoint, which is now called the Dardanelles and, as head of a Greek army undertook the war on Persia that his father had been planning. The march he had begun was to be one of the greatest in history. Alexander was one of the biggest influenced on people of all time and one of the most powerful personalities. He really molded

  • The Handmaid: A Brief Story Of Cassander

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    His story begins just as everybody's: at his birth. He was born as Prince Cassander of Athens, Greece. The land he was going to control someday seemed so foreign to him. In his previous life, he lived in a colony filled with only a few and did not have luxury like Athens. Meanwhile, Athens was filled with thousands of people, clean water and food, women to marry, the finest of riches, and more than the mind could ever imagine. Throughout his childhood, he did not care for any of these things; his

  • The Fallen Brotherhood Essay

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    “Who are you sir? And how do you know my name?” Replied Cassander, curious of the man who approached him. “Sir, My name is Achilles, and I have come with an important message, from your father.” Said Achilles. "What?! Tell me now sir! I need to know what my father's last words were!" yelled Cassander, curious of what the man had to say. "Your father wanted me to tell you that he was sorry for not being there for you when you

  • Analysis Of Mark Twain 's The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn

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    Just as the flow of the river and the surprises of nature change the land, individuals must learn to adapt and to change their own society for the better. Civilizations lack the desirable characteristics of an ideal society due to the fact that they enforce standards which encourage the foolish actions of people. As a results, individuals become nothing more than a label of the ascribe statuses and expectations from society. Under current circumstances, civilization forces people to abide by their

  • Alexander the Great and his Great Empire Essay

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    Alexander the Great is remembered as a conquering man who built one of the largest empires. Some describe him as a man with a vision of world harmony. Others see him as a blood thirsty man with a mental illness. One thing that cannot be argued is that he and his empire are fascinating studies. From his rise to power to his mysterious death is interesting, but even after he died the story is fascinating. Due to his death, his empire was divided and a long power-struggle began starting with his generals

  • Alexander Mosaic

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    have a meaning. One interpretation Baldin gives is that the tree signifies the destruction of Alexander’s wars. Badian ends by discussing the artist. He identifies the commissioner as Cassander, a King of Macadoia from 305 - 297 BC, and who Alexander treated poorly. Badian believes this poor treatment caused Cassander to have a bias while commissioning the mosaic. Therefore, he wanted a piece that did not glorify Alexander, even if he won every war against the persians. Finally, this explains why the

  • Alexander The Great 's Large Accomplishments

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    Alexander the Great’s large accomplishments in the third century BC changed the landscape of Afro-Eurasia in ancient times, and arguably through modern day. With the growth of his empire came the spread of Hellenistic culture throughout the lands he conquered. From the Mediterranean to Asia to the Middle East he helped expand trade routes and most of all the spread of ideas in religion, politics, and culture. One of the larger aspects of this spread of culture from Alexander was the expansion of

  • Analytical Essay On Alexander The Great's Death

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    Antipater sent his son Cassander instead in fear of being executed by Alexander. His son also had an allegedly brought a mule’s hoof that Aristotle had prepared poison and filled. As he blamed Alexander for the death of the court historian who was suspected in an earlier conspiracy to kill Alexander. The compounds of the plant could easily be extracted and fermented along with alcohol. Therefore, making it very easy to slip into Alexander’s wine. Cassander then could have passed the hoof

  • Alexander The Great Of The Russian Empire

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    There are few topics in history that garner more attention and study than Alexander the Great. Almost everyone in the western world has heard of Alexander in school, books, or in other cultural depictions. However, his effect on the history of the world cannot be overstated. Alexander’s empire had an effect on people from the Balkans to Egypt, and from Babylon to India. His empire resolved the long standing conflict between the Persians and Greeks, established multiple cities across the Middle East

  • The Major Factors That Led Rome and the Hellenistic Kingdom to Clash

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    6. What were the major factors that led to clashes between Rome and the Hellenistic kingdoms, down to 146 B.C.? Can one decide what proportion of the responsibility for these clashes belongs to Rome, to the Hellenistic "great powers" (the Antigonids, Seleucids and Ptolemies) and to the minor players?   This essay will what were the major factors that led to clashes between Rome and the Hellenistic kingdom, down to 146 B.C. A brief history of Rome’s increasing involvement in the Hellenistic area