In time Roxanne and her son were also killed by Cassander, who became the king of Macedon in 305 BC. Alexander Aegus was thirteen when he died. He left his empire in his own words, "to the strongest. Whether or not Alexander had plans for any world conquering cannot be determined but he had accomplished greater conquests than any before him. He was one of the greatest generals of all time and one of the most powerful personalities of antiquity.
Alexander is also said to be the symbol of the Hellenistic world. Due to his leadership skills and his various military tactics and ideas, Alexander the Great is considered one of the greatest leaders of all time. Alexander the Great, also known as the King of Macedonia, was the son of Phillip II of Macedonia, and Olympias, the princess of a neighboring city. According to the Ancient History Encyclopedia, he was born on July 21, 356 BCE in Pella, Macedonia. Even at a very young age, Alexander exhibited the qualities and characteristics of a leader.
This indeed was correct when you talk about the ruler of one of the largest reigns in our world’s history. Although the nickname was self proclaimed, Alexander the great had cause for giving himself such a powerful nickname. Mix his larger than life personality with an unstoppable army and you are bound to think of yourself as great, as well as all of the people who fall under your controlled land. The name “Alexander the Great” was not only given, but earned. He was able to command one of the most powerful armies the world has ever seen, he was able to establish a commonality amongst worlds that would have otherwise never been introduced to each other, he successfully redistributed wealth in order to maintain his massive land, and he did all of this at such a young age untested and what some would call unready at the time of his father’s assassination.
The Hellenistic age was started after Alexander conquered much of the known world and spread Greek culture and language. The Hellenistic age was the classical age of Greece and it was made possible only through the conquests of Alexander the Great. Centuries after his death Alexander the Great, is still remembered in modern culture. Not just because of his deeds, but because of the deeds he inspired in other people such as Pompey and Napoleon, two famous people who did great things in their time. Alexander has been talked and studied about for centuries and will likely continue be for many more generations
Julius Caesar was a trendsetter during his time and even after. Above all, Julius Caesar was the greatest military mind in history. His military power helped Rome shape into one of the greatest and most memorable civilizations in history. He had many victories, and rarely lost a battle. He had received many victories in Egypt, Pontus, Gaul, Africa, and parts in Asia Minor, there he received some of his greatest honors.
The phalanx was used throughout history as an effective battlefield maneuver from roughly 2500 B.C until around 200 B.C and altered and refined as time passed 4. Never was this tactic used more effectively and more efficiently than by Alexander the Great, who used it to expand his empire as far as Punjab, India 5. As a final testament to his military prowess, the fact that under Alexander’s control, the Macedonian civilization army effectively conquered and controlled almost every known region in the ancient world 6. As a military lea... ... middle of paper ... ...to fund further conquest and exploration, leading to the age known as the Hellenistic period 14. Amidst the vast wealth the Macedonians had acquired through Alexander’s conquests, India and other countries had benefited from the dispersion of Persia’s mass wealth.
On top of that, every general and empire wanted to be like him and mimic his actions. Alexander created the famous city in Egypt, appropriately called Alexandria, is still a popular city with the second highest population in Egypt. He influenced the Hellenistic world that followed his reign greatly through Asia and the Middle East, with cities states modeled off Greek ideas. All of these are more reasons why Alexander was not only just a military leader but also an influential man leaving legacies that improved the world around him
Alexander the Great was known as one of the greatest commanders ever. He was ruthless, and his only desire was to become a powerful warrior. He accomplished many things during his time as king. He conquered the Persians, spread Greek Culture, mixed other cultures, and reestablished the Corinthian League. Alexander the Great left behind an incredible legacy, and is still remembered to this day.
Alexander the great is known as one of the most ruthless and greatest leaders the world has ever seen. In less than ten years, Alexander conquered cities from Greece all the way to modern day India. Not only did he defeat and conquer cities throughout the known world, but Alexander would also leave his mark spreading and influencing Greek society wherever he went. His leadership and conquests united the East and the West as a whole like no one up to that point had done before. His impact on culture and society when meshing his Greek background with his conquered cities became something truly unique.
His father, more so, raised his son to become a great leader which is no wonder why when King Phillip II was assassinated and Alexander III of Macedon took the throne. Alexander the Great was able to succeed by his military strategies which change the demographics of the conquered nations during his reign in 336-323 B.C.E. Alexander the Great has been considered for centuries as a military genius and influenced conquerors such as Hannibal the Carthaginian, the Romans Pompey, Caesar and Napoleon. Although, he inherited a strong kingdom and an experienced army, Alexander was capable to display his leadership and military capabilities. In 338 B.C., his father, King Phillip II, gave Alexander a commanding post among the senior generals as the Ma... ... middle of paper ... ...ofmacedonia.org/AncientMacedonia/AlexandertheGreat.html>.