Alexander The Great: Alexandros III Philippou Makedonon

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Alexandros III Philippou Makedonon, also known as Alexander the Great, is one of the most successful military commanders in history. He was the leader of the Corinthian league and during his years as king he build one of the biggest empires known to humans and conquered most of the known world before his death. During Alexander’s childhood he was tutored by Aristotle in science and political arts, along with his education by Aristotle he also received physical training by a man named Leonidas, a relative of Olympias. Alexander was the son of King Philip II of Macedon and of Epirus princess Olympias. In 336 BC Alexander the Great became the leader of the Greek kingdom of Macedonia, by the time he died 13 years later Alexander had built an empire that stretched from Greece all the way to India. His kingdom lasted till 31 BC where Roman troops conquered the last of the territories that the Macedonian king had once ruled. In the…show more content…
Throughout Alexander´s journey he showed proof of being very courageous and one of his main traits was just his courage. As a king of Macedon and general of its army, Alexander did not merely inspire his soldiers from afar. He inspired them up close in the front line of the battle. This together with Alexander´s charisma made it possible for Alexander to achieve the greatness he did in such a short amount of time. Alexander created the greatest empire known by mankind by using his quick thinking and brilliant war tactics. Through his quest Alexander founded multiple cities in his name where his legacy still lives on today with the most famous one being Alexandria in Egypt. Alexander 's reign marked the beginning of a new era known as the Hellenistic Age because of the powerful influence that Greek culture had on other people. Without Alexander 's ambition, Greek ideas and culture might have been remained limited to

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