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  • Alexander

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    Alexander the great was the son of Philip II (ruler of Macedon) born in Pellia. Alexander was tutored by Aristotle. When he was 10 years old, Alexander bought a horse from a thessaly trader. The horse was hard to tame but eventually, Alexander managed to tame it. On the age of 16, his education with the philosopher Aristotle ended and his father trusted him to be the regent of the city while he was off fighting the Byzantines. There was also an incident where Alexander insulted his father for marrying

  • Alexander The Great: Alexander The Great

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    Alexander the Great, born in July of the year 356 B.C. was the ruler and king of the Greek Kingdom known as Macedonia. In his early years, Alexander was trained as a fighter by his tutor, Aristotle. He trained with his mentor until the age of 16, when his father Phillip II was assassinated, and he inherited his throne. With a massive army at his hand, Alexander started his conquest to capture the Persian Empire, and "ends of the world and the Great Outer Sea.” Alexander was considered one of the

  • Of Alexander III Of Macedonia, Alexander The Great And Alexander The Conqueror

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    Alexander III of Macedonia, Alexander the Great, and Alexander the Conqueror. These are just three of the names given to Alexander because of his greatness and his success as a leader for Macedonia. He led Macedonia to be in control of a large part of the world known to him. “He is known as 'the great' both for his military genius and his diplomatic skills in handling the various populaces of the regions he conquered” (Mark). Alexander is also said to be the symbol of the Hellenistic world. Due to

  • Alexander The Great: Alexander The Great

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    Alexander the Great (July 356BC – June 323BC) was King of the ancient Greek Kingdom of Macedon. By the age of thirty he had created one of the largest empires of the ancient world. He remained undefeated in battle and is considered one of history’s most successful Military commanders. Historians’ have offered theories which could explain Alexander’s motivation to conquer so much of the known world. Some suggest that Alexander was an idealistic visionary who sought to unite the world, whereas others

  • Alexander The Great: Alexander The Great

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    Alexander the Great might be by far the most impressive conqueror of the ancient world. He adopted the progression of an empire that his father Philip II started and then created a cross continental empire. Heavily influenced by his father’s success Alexander the Great adopted many of the skills, mental and military, that King Philip II had. During his thirteen years of rule he achieved more as a conqueror than any man before him was ever able to accomplish. Although his short-lived reign was great

  • The Reasons Of Alexander The Great: Alexander The Great

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    in their name, ex: Alexander the great, Catherine the great, The Great Khali, etc... Only some live out to the Great in their name while others struggle to live out the hype of "great" in their name. One of these people is Alexander the Great whom wasn’t so great. There are several factors that lead up to this argument. To start Alexander the Great inherited all of his wealth and power which made him a very greedy person since he always wanted more. Another reason is how Alexander was often an evil

  • The Contributions Of Alexander The Great: Alexander The Great

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    the reason behind my question was that Alexander III of Macedon or who is more commonly known as Alexander the Great, did just that back in 334 BCE. His ambitious drive to rule in the largest empire took shape at a young age and he continued his conquest up till the day he passed away. Alexander III of Macedon, son of Philip II of Macedon, inherited the throne when only 20 years old after his father fell victim to an assassination. Soon after Alexander took the throne a rebellious spirit dwelled

  • Alexander The Great: The Leader Of Alexander The Great

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    impossible to him who will try.” (Alexander The Great) If anything, this quote from Alexander perfectly sums up his life. Defying the impossible was simply something the leader of one of the greatest reigns in our world 's history was bound to do. Although born in Greece in 356 BC, he comes from the state of Macedonia just north of Greece. Alexander eventually commanded a highly mobile armed force with the help of advanced military technologies for his time. The rise for Alexander was not an easy one. By the

  • Alexander Hamilton: The Father Of Alexander Hamilton

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    Unlike the other Founding Fathers of America, Alexander Hamilton was not born into the world into wealth. Alexander Hamilton's mom, Rachel Fawcett, wedded John Lavien in the 1740s. Their relationship was turbulent, and Lavien every now and then would beat on her. After Lavien had Rachel detained for a here and now after one battle, fled to the islands of Nevis and St. Kitts in the Caribbean. While there, Rachel met James Hamilton in 1751 and lived with him for approximately fifteen years, despite

  • Alexander Hamilton: The Legend Of Alexander Hamilton

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    The fame of Alexander Hamilton is electrifying to view where someone who is no longer living has left such a great legend for people of all ages. Hamilton’s lifestyle, accomplishments, struggles that were conquered, and journey he experienced, has had a phenomenal effect over our society then and even now today. We see Hamilton daily on the ten-dollar bill, and his fame has risen immaculately in the past two years. While Hamilton may have had to overcome some obstacles along the way, he is not only