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Is Alexander the great. Alexander the greats parents were king philip II and the queen of olympa. Alexander the great took charge of the Champion Cavalry at the age of 18. After the death of his father, Alexander garnered the support of the Macedonian Army and eliminated his enemies to become king and leader of the Corinthian League.


Alexander went on to conquer Persia and Egypt, his kingdom ranging from the Mediterranean to the border of India. Just 32 when he died from malaria, he is regarded as one of history’s brilliant military leaders and most powerful rulers.Alexander the Great's tomb was one of the biggest tourist attractions of the ancient world. Roman emperors including Pompey, Julius Caesar, and Caligula traveled to Alexandria to pay their respects; and Augustus was reportedly so overwhelmed during his visit that he accidentally broke the nose off Alexander's mummy while laying a wreath at his grave.


Sports

I think they should add bowling to the olympics because they don't have it and many people are very good at it. here are some facts The first indoor bowling lanes were built in New York City in 1840. 70 million people bowled at least once in 2011. There is no minimum weight for a bowling ball. Bowling balls were made out of wood until the early 1900s.: The largest bowling center is located in Japan. It has 141 lanes! Bowling raises over $225 million a year for charity. The maximum number of holes allowed in a bowling ball is 12. Bowling is the number one participation sport in America.The youngest person to bowl a 300 game was Chaz Dennis at the age of 10 years, 2 months in Columbus, OH.The origins of bowling can be traced about 5,000 years back to Rome and Greece.


Science

The first scientist that I picked was Claudius Ptolemy was famous as an ancient scholar. He was a Roman of Greek origin, living and working in Alexandria. He was a mathematician, astronomer and geographer. The second one is Pythagoras is most famous for the Pythagoras' theorem. The theory is a relation in Euclidean geometry among the three sides of a right-angled triangle, which states: 'in any right triangle, the square of the hypotenuse (the longest side) is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides.

Tabloids

Homer stopped writing stories. At the age 13 Homer stopped writing stories and people told him not to but did he listen I'm surprised.

Plato was bought by Zeus. When Plato was 50 Zeus bought Plato for a slave but Plato didn’t want to be a slave but he was anyway because Zeus put to much money on Plato that Plato could not save himself.

Classified

1. Country for sale for 20,000 dollars the country of Taiwan. Has many landmarks and temples.

2. Temple for sale for 50,000 dollars the temple of Zeus. Has 2,000 rooms and a very nice ball room in the middle of it. It’s pure white on the outside and gold on the inside.

3. Who wants a job? Well the job for king is able for someone to be. the job will start in two days after you sign up. so go rule the kingdom.4. who wants a golden and diamond life size person of them self. well you're in luck we have it for only 80,000 dollars order now and we will give you two for only 80,000 dollars.


The Arts

The clothing in Ancient Greece is like the clothing we have here and food there looks very interesting. So this means they are just like us and there is no judging that fact.