Alexander The Great By: Joshua white

Alexander the great was born to parents King Philip II and Queen Olympia in 356 B.C. growing up he was tutored by Aristotle. Aristotle was a great philosopher who taught biology to ethics and aesthetics. Alexander the Great took charge at the age of 18 he helped Philip in defeating the Athenian and Theban armies at Chaeronea. Alexander garnered the support of the Macedonian Army after his fathers death and eliminated his enemies to rule the Corinthian League.

Alexander the Great was known for conquering the Persian empire. Alexander wanted to take more empires then anyone would, but it failed when his army refused to go any further than they were he made them march for 11 years so he could conquer many empires and rule everywhere.

Alexander and some of his accomplishments was Cavalry commander at age eighteen, king at twenty, conqueror of the Persian Empire at twenty-six, explorer of the Indian frontier at thirty.He died from malaria before his thirty third birthday. 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. Alexander was known for all of the things weather it is to help or to hurt people, he was considered a great leader throughout time.


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