2 edition of Alexander the Great found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -417) and index.
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|Pagination||xvi, 114 p. :|
|Number of Pages||42|
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Under Aristotle's tutelage, Alexander developed a passion for Alexander the Great works ofand in particular the ; Aristotle gave him an annotated copy, which Alexander later carried on his campaigns. Alexander knew the legend that said that the man who could untie the ancient knot was destined to rule the entire world.
He never lived to see it built, but Alexandria will become a major economic and cultural center in the Mediterranean world not only during the but centuries after. They went on to occupy the city ofonly a few days' march from both and. The two armies met on the battlefield the next morning, October 1, 331 BC. Among them were and his daughterfuture mistress of Alexander, who resided at the Macedonian court from 352 to 342 BC, as well asfuture of Alexander, or a Persian nobleman named.
"Philip ensured Alexander was given a noteworthy and significant education. From the Alexandrias, from Egypt to the outer ocean.
Macedonian losses were negligible compared to those of the Persians. Nearly all these marriages, however, soon ended in divorce. 120 AD : The outward appearance of Alexander is best represented by the statues of him which Lysippus made, and it was by this artist alone that Alexander himself thought it fit that he should be modelled.
Inheriting the crown of Macedon aged 20 in 336 BC, he proceeded on a decade long campaign of conquest, defeating the Achaemenid Empire and overthrowing its king, Darius III, before pushing even further east to the Punjab in India. His exact birth date is unknown as the Ancient Greeks followed their own calendar.
His court historian Callisthenes portrayed the sea in as drawing back from him in proskynesis.
But he refused to take advantage of the situation because he wanted to defeat Darius in an equally matched battle so that the Persian king would never again dare to raise an army against him.
4 , said numbered 10,000 men.