Alexander The Great Influence

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Alexander the Great, King of Babylon, born in Pella, Macedonia in and around the time of July 20, 356 BCE to parents King Philip II of Macedon and Queen Olympia, the daughter of King Neoptolemus. Alexander and his sister were brought up in Pella alongside their mother and father. King Philip spent most of his time engaged in military campaigns and extra-marital affairs, resulting in the abandonment of his son. Alexander grew to resent his father for his disappearance and absence in his early childhood. As a young boy Alexander earned his education under the tutelage of Leonidas. Leonidas, hired by Philip to teach his son archery, workmanship, and math, he struggled with the rebellious young stripling, and later called his position as Alexander’s…show more content…
His short but influential rule over the Greek Empire in indelibly marked by Jewish history. Alexander the Great defeated Syria and Egypt, brought down the Medo-Persian Empire and India. The Greek Empire was prophesied by Daniel, who was called “a mighty king” throughout the bible (KJV Daniel 11). With all of Alexander’s accomplishments in succeeding countries, he brought with him Hellenistic culture, which included the Greek lineage. Greek modes of social and civic organization, and Greek philosophies and religions. To this day, Alexander’s influence has prospered throughout biblical history, his determination in the end brought change to the…show more content…
Alexander strived to make the best decisions regarding the countries and cities he took over. Although many disagreed with the way he handled some of the decisions he had to make, he brought about a lot of change. Aside from the kidnapping of children and woman, and forcing men to marry Persia woman to allow him the spot as king, he showed his true determination and undying faith in himself. He upheld his position until the day he died, and even after he died, his dedication never went
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