A great conqueror created the largest imperium (empire) in the entire world empire covered 3,000 miles (new york to alaska) fought multiple people. By deeds, it is incredibly hard to compare alexander the great with any of the great generals in the history of humanity indeed, alexander the great's conquests have had a strong influence on all the subsequent generations, and his generalship became a classic for people dedicated to the military affairs. Was alexander the great really great name of alexander iii of macedon, conquered such a vast expanse of land, by the time he was 32 alexander controlled an empire larger than any the world had ever seen today, around the world this man is known as “alexander the great. Why alexander the great wasn't really great alexander the great was a conqueror of the most ruthless nature for example, he conquered egypt, greece. Alexander the great was he really great what makes a leader great this lesson in world history examines the value of achievements in relation to the.
Many of alexander's accomplishments were made possible by his father, philip of macedon macedon, which existed roughly where the modern country of macedonia lies today, was a kingdom located that lay geographically north of the greek city-states. Alexander the great was the first global celebrity: a hero, a superman and, so he believed, a god not only did he rule most of the known world at the time of his death in 323 bc, he also became a model of paranoid absolutism for all the caesars and kaisers and czars to come. Alexander died in his 33rd year he said that the man married to his mother, king phillip of macedon, was not his father, that his father was ammon king of the gods of egypt alexander defeated the persian emperor darius in 333 bc at the battle of issus. Was alexander the great gay it’s a tricky question since people in ancient greek society didn’t have rigid labels based on sexual preference. Alexander the great: the death of a god: what - or who - really killed the young conqueror of the known world [paul doherty] on. Alexander the great alexander was greatly influenced by the philosopher's teachings on later military campaigns, alexander brought scientists with him and.
Not seen a question on him in the faq so here's mine i mean, he inherited his army from his father - a professional, veteran army he used his. Was alexander the great really of albanian (illyrian) origin states in the opening paragraph of his book alexander the great that “alexander certainly had. Watch video macedonian king alexander the great united greece, led the corinthian league and conquered the persian empire learn more at biographycom.
A new forensic study appears to solve a long-standing debate in greek archaeology over the burial location of king philip ii of macedon, the father of alexander the great. Alexander the great alexander of macedon biography king of macedonia and conqueror of the persian empire alexander iii the great, the king of macedonia and conqueror of the persian empire is considered one of the greatest military geniuses of all.
Does the alexander the great-era tomb contain treasure after all figurines offer hope that plundered site still 'i could've died and it was really scary'. Alexander the great and his achievementsalexander the great was the king of macedon alexander of macedon, or ancient mecadonia, deserves to be called the great alexander the great was considered one of the greatest military geniuses of all times he was an excellent king, general, and conqueror. Alexander wanted glory and greatness also, but he let people bask in his civilizing light he let leaders stay on as puppet leaders if he respects you he has a moral code in. There is a popular view, supported by oxford historian robin lane fox and others, that alexander the great's personal motivation and public persona were heavily influenced by the myth of achilles.
Alexander the great was great in that he conquered and established authority throughout eurasia at a young age his military tactics were quite impressive however, while alexander the great founded many cities, he failed at building a lasting empire.
Alexander gave orders that the sacred flame in the temple should be extinguished, something that was only done on the death of a great king alexander’s most telling tribute: he cut his hair short in mourning, this last a poignant reminder of achilles' last gift to patroclus on his funeral pyre. Ign, alexander conquered many territories and until to date, he is considered one of the brilliant military leaders who used unique tactics to bring down thei. Has alexander the great in some way really contributed our modern civilization what do you think personally about alexander the great ps: no link or copy-paste from wikipedia, please. Two great historians on alexander the great what really was alexander’s relationship with his right-hand man hephaestion or/and what did. Why is alexander called great have people over exaggerated him was alexander the great really alexander the great is. Alexander the great essaysthe conquests of alexander the great one of the greatest and most successful generals in all of history was alexander the great he was a brilliant, patient and often devious man that never struck without careful planning. Alexander the great alexander of macedonia was without a doubt one of the most influential and important people in the history of the world whether it be his remarkable achievements, extraordinary empathy, or his unmatchable courage, there is no denying that alexander of macedonia was an exceptional general, and, most definitely, great.