Alexander The Great

By brendon wood

Alexander The Great

Alexander III of Macedon, more commonly known as Alexander the Great was born on the 20th of July 356 BC and died on the 10th of June , was a king of Macedon, a state in northern ancient Greece. Born in Pella Alexander was tutored by Aristotle until the age of 16. By the age of thirty, he had created one of the largest empires of the ancient world, stretching from the Ionian Sea to the Himalayas. He was undefeated in battle and is considered history's most successful commander

Alexanders Conquers

During his leadership, from 336 to 323 B.C., he united the Greek city-states and led the Corinthian League. He also became the king of Persia, Babylon and Asia, and created Macedonian colonies in Iran. While considering the conquests of Carthage and Rome, Alexander died of malaria in Babylon, Persia (now Iran), on June 13, 323 B.C.

Alexander's kingdom was very large from Greece to Asia. This made the Greek culture and knowledge to spread widely. He spread the Greek culture by fighting the lands he wanted to conquer. He also taught the new "Greeks", Greek culture and ideas and also by treating his enemies with respect and honor.


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