Alexander the Great
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...Alexander the Great is considered as one of the supreme military genius and prodigy in the history of all time. Alexander III of the Macedon was famously known as the Alexander the Great, who helped to change the ancient world more than a decade. Alexander was born in the capital of Macedonia in 365 BC. Alexander the Great Was the Son of the King of Macedonia, Philip II, the famous philosopher educated Alexander. The king of Macedonia, Philip II was assassinated in 336 BC. Alexander inherited the kingdom which was powerful but yet volatile. Alexander the Great defeated the enemies which were at home and then reasserted the power of Macedonian within the Greece Empire. Alexander... then...
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...Alexander the Great The great kings of the past have undoubtedly shaped our past, present and our future. Some haveconquered a few empires and spent their lives contributing to the development of their kingdoms, while others have extended their power so much that their names have resounded throughout the years and their names have taken their place in the stars forever. Alexander the Great is one of those names. In my opinion, he is among the greatest and most supreme king that has ever reigned on Earth. Yes, he has had a lot of mistakes and flaws, but his greatness and magnificence shown in his dozen years of power seem to overtake and supersede it. Within his lifetime... Jerry Ciacho September 30,...
Alexander the Great
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...Alexander the Great conquest affected all the territories. Introduction The word ‘great’ did not attribute all the rulers but a few who actuallydeserved the title. Alexander III (356- 323 B.C.) was the great ruler who deserved the term very well. Beginning as the king of Macedonia, he became a great emperor at his thirties and his territory stretched from the Ionian Sea to India. He is considered to be the conqueror of the largest empire in the ancient history. Alexander has to his credit being tutored by the great philosopher Aristotle. “ During their three years together at Mieza, Aristotle taught him ethics and his own views on politics and on the geography of Asia, and perhaps some... in...
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...great scientists opened new horizons for the humanity, but in many cases rulers also were able to have a significant impact on history. Alexander the Great was one of such remarkable generals who personally changed the course of history to a certain extent. That is why it may be particularly important to explore his life and legacy in order to understand his significance in the world history. This paper will describe the conquests of Alexander, paying particular attention to his influence on history of Egypt, Persia... and India as well as the legacy that his empire left. Conquests of Alexander Egypt It must be noted that prior to conquering the entire known world,...
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...Alexander 111 was the king of Macedon whom he succeed his father Philip11who had conquered many states. Also known as Alexander the great this was attributed by his military capability and at the age of thirty he was regarded as the powerful king of that time because he has created the largest empire which was as large from Mediterranean Sea up to Himalaya. He had successfully fought several battles under his command and conquered kingdoms and because of this he is regarded the most successful and powerful commander in the ancient history. It is also important to note that Alexander the great was taught by the highly famed and renowned philosopher Aristotle where his teachings... Ancient Greece...
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...ALEXANDER'S RELATIONSHIP WITH HIS FATHER ASSIGNMENT YEAR Alexander the Great is a matter of unending excitement for the entire world. In this assignment, I have made attempts to evaluate his relationship with his illustrious father, Philip. Recently on the Web and in new cinema, various versions have been presented. I have tried to find out more about their relationship depending on authentic books. ALEXANDER'S RELATIONSHIP WITH HIS FATHER Perhaps most will agree that Alexander was the rarest of the rare, a blazing Sun across the horizon of history, not because he conquered most of the world,...
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...ALEXANDER THE GREAT  Hubert Robert Alexandre le Grand devant le tombeau dAchille http commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:RobertAlexandreAchille.jpgThis painting of Alexander the Great could best be characterized as classical. It was painted in the 18th century in France in oils. It is a large canvas and presents a panoramic view of the ancient wold. It is breathtaking in its way. The way the ancient world is presented in all its glory really brings to life the setting at the time. The painting has a fair amount of symbolism. The pyramid especially represents the pinnacle of achievement. The world was changing and these...
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...Alexander the Great The study aims at looking at the analysis of Alexandra the Greatwho was also known as Alexander II of Macedon, born and raised in Macedon at around 356 BC in Greece. It will be important as well to examine his personality, his military conquest and success as the successor of King Philip II who happened not only to be his mentor, but also a father who gave him the best education - studying under one of the greatest teachers at that time, Aristotle. He also acquired military skills from his father who refined his military wits, ending up building a strong empire, conquering and winning battle after battle, as his military prowess echoed in all... ?Insert Insert Grade Insert Insert...
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...Alexander the Great This is a study about Alexander the Great and his contributions to the Hellenistic thought. More specifically, the study seeks to answer the following questions; what is Hellenistic thought? What are the pros and cons of this way of thinking? What types of cultural exchanges occurred as a result of Alexander the Great’s Hellenistic thought? In the discussion, the study will examine three cultural exchanges. Hellenistic thought refers to conventional and humanistic ethics that can be attributed to ancient Greek culture. It entailed several virtues such as moderation, reason, and public responsibility, quest for arts and knowledge, and bodily development (Price 83... )....
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...Alexander the Great: His Wars for Conquest And Legacy to the World Alexander the Great occupies a special niche in history as "Ruler of the World" who conquered much of ancient civilization through his military genius and political savvy, traits he inherited from his father and honed to perfection by experience. He lived one of the most amazing military careers in history, never losing a battle, although his conquering army was always outnumbered in the field. The secrets of his military successes included the phalanx 1 which gave the enemy little opening for retaliatory attack. He understood early on the importance...
New Testament, Alexander the Great
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...Alexander the Great New Testament, Alexander the Great The writing of the New Testament occurred from 48 AD through to 95 AD. This indicates that there exists a slender gap of 35 to 40 years from the initial writings by the apostles. Various theological studies indicate that there are approximately 5300 Greek texts of the New Testament from the ancient writings. In total, including Latin, Syriac, Aramaic and Coptic there are approximately 24,633 texts of the antique New Testament to validate the wording of the New Testament scriptures. This implies that there was no extended phase between the happenings of the New Testament and the writings of the New Testament. In addition... , this implies...
Alexander the Great and Wellington
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...Alexander the Great and Wellington Introduction Character comparison of Alexander the great and Wellington A general is mostly the driving force of soldiers in a battle ground. Generalship entails a lot more than commanding armies in the war field. A brilliant general who has gone down in history as a people’s leader and liberator of masses are defined not only by their command in the field but also by their character, leadership and their military philosophy. The general is representing the wishes of society who expect to achieve something that is beneficial to the society out of the war that a general is leading. They...
Was alexander the great really great
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...Alexander the Great Really Great? Alexander the Great is one of the most legendary leaders in the world, and being the ruler of Macedonia he was termed as the greatest military masterminds in history who inspired later conquerors. Alexander’s father was King Philip II and mother, Queen Olympias, and when he was still a young boy his father hired Aristotle to teach him who equipped him with necessary knowledge (Hammond 5). Upon his father’s death, Alexander was fully supported by the Macedonian army and so he was able to eliminate his enemies, later on, he became a king. During his reign, Alexander conquered many territories and until to date, he is considered one of the brilliant military... Was...
Alexander The Great as a Military Leader
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...ALEXANDER THE GREAT R.Preeti 13/7/2008 When one contemplates about conquests and reigns, the first image that strikes us, is that of Alexander The Great. The epithet attached to him itself speaks volumes about the sheer greatness of Alexander, the King of Macedonia, who went on to conquer most of the most known to Ancient Greeks. Alexander was born in 356 B.C. at Pella, the capital of Macedonia, to King Philip II, the King of Macedonia and Olympias, a princess of Epirus. The prince exhibited brilliance at ...
A Review of Alexander the Great
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...Alexander the Great by Phillip Freeman INTRODUCTION The ancient king of Macedon, Alexander the Great has always allured the minds of the scholars and general inquisitions equally since ages. The potent reason for such great popularity of the king across the ages is the amount of fantasy, enigma and mystery associated with the life and kingdom of the great king. However, there are great scholars, historians and academicians who have put their relentless effort and time behind the work of unveiling the mystery and suspicious halo through logical culmination of great historical evidences and their subsequent findings. There are pantheon of scholars who have dedicated a lion-share to build... ?Review:...
Alexander the Great & His Glorious Battles
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...Alexander the Great & His Glorious Battles Alexander the Great (356-323BC), king of Macedonia and conqueror of Asia Minor, Syria, Egypt, Babylonia, and the Persian ruler, was not only one of the famous military commanders, but also one of the great historical personalities. World history remembers Alexander as one of the greatest geniuses of warship. Besides his political insight, he was gifted with a rare human trait of fellow-feeling and kindness.? Greatness of Alexander Napoleon Bonaparte remarked, “The personality of the general is indispensable, he is the head, he is the all of an army. ... It was not the Macedonian Phalanx which penetrated to India, but Alexander." The terms like... ...
Alexander the Great--Vision beyond Conquests
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...Alexander the Great – Vision Beyond Conquests Introduction The of Alexander the Great bringsinto mind a special experience of a winning spirit as there is no other name as prominent as his in the history of wars and valor of great personalities. The legendary Macedonian name that glittered the glory of apex world conquest had only a span of thirty three years of life; however, Alexander, was from all angles, an outstanding individual example of excellence in one’s own field, and rather interestingly, his own was the greatest ever known quest for expedition and invasion of new lands and the political expansion of his empire’s unchallenged area. During the years of his fearless... and ferocious...
How Alexander the Great Influenced Current History
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...Alexander the Great was the famous king of Macedon, an ancient kingdom in the northern Greece. He was born in 356BC and Phillip II of Macedon and Queen Olympia are known to be his father and mother. Alexander was taught by Aristotle until the age of 16 years and at a very young age of 20 he succeeded his father and took over the throne after he was assassinated. By the age of 30 Alexander had developed one of the greatest empires of ancient times. Alexander the Great was thought to be some kind of super human from his birth. People used to compare him to the Greek god, Zeus. He was a...
Does Alexander The Great Merit His Exalted Historical Reputation?
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...Alexander the Great Merit His Exalted Historical Reputation?" Yes, Alexander the Great does deserve his exalted historical reputation as he happened to be an astute military and political leader whose vision of an empire coalescing the Greek and Asian values, traditions, territories and people was way ahead of the limited worldview subscribed to by most of the Europeans of his times. In that context the argument forwarded by Hammond is more credible as it takes into consideration the peculiar abilities and genius of Alexander that made him such a far sighted and charismatic leader. As per Hammond, Alexander was a military leader who led from the front, a trait that imbued his... Response for "Does...
How Was Alexander The Great as a Leader?
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...Alexander the Great as a Leader? I. Introduction Alexander the Great was able to conquer all the known world during his time and defeated his enemies whose armies were many times larger than his. To impress this achievement to the modern mind, such achievement was like conquering the whole world under the leadership of one man. Clearly, this achievement would not have been possible had Alexander’s leadership was ordinary. It seemed he was born to lead for he was already king at age 20 and was seen as god before his death at the age of 32 whose influence still reverberates until today. Having achieved this much with such a relative short life, we cannot help but wonder, “how was Alexander... How Was...
Alexander the Great and his conquest of Egypt and Persia
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...Alexander the Great and His Conquest of Egypt and Persia One of the greatest ruler of the world, Alexander the great was the son of king Philip 2 of Macedon born in 356 BC in Pella, Macedonia and became the king of Macedonia after his father’s death in 336 BCE where he moved forward to defeat the known world of his time. Alexander the great strived to attain more expectations and visions than any other king did who were in the history of human race because he was known as the great for both his military genius and his ambassadorial abilities in management of the various...
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...Alexander is considered to be brilliant, easy to read, backed by enormous amount of anecdotes, and extremely vivid and colourful. Lack of good and complete biographies of such a vibrant historical figure like Alexander makes Green one of the very important writers on the subject. Many reviewers of the book have pointed out the shortage of maps as one of the drawbacks. The book was criticised that there are too many anecdotes about philosophers, Gordian knot, horses and Alexander himself. It is difficult to say that it is a negative point. As these anecdotes were around for a long time now and as Alexander even though historical, flourished better as a legend... 185229 Peter Green’s Biography of...
How the epic poem Iliad influenced Alexander the Great
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...ALEXANDER THE GREAT A CRITICAL ANAYSIS OF THE INFLUENCES OF THE ILIAD ONALEXANDER THE GREAT Introduction Human civilization has its own way to produce great authors and literatures. But often these authors and their literatures become so influential that they tend to shape the course of history. Homer’s epic poem, “Iliad” appears to be one of the most influential literary works that have shaped the fate of Greek civilization along the path of time. The Iliad has exerted a tremendous influence on the psychological development of the Greek hero Alexander the Great. It will not be an exaggeration to assert that if Homer did not write the Iliad... A CRITICAL ANAYSIS OF THE INFLUENCES OF THE ILIAD ON...
Logistics of Alexander the Great compared to modern day logistics
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...Alexander the Great compared to modern day logistics Logistics is today a major worry for most of the nations in its military exercises. It is believed that proper use of logistics would improve the efficiency and confidence level of forces. The recent American war in Iraq and Afghanistan are eye openers in this regard. It is believed that management of logistics would give easy results in the war. So many countries are always thinking of strategies and methods to reduce the cost of logistics and improve efficient distribution of products during war periods. According to wikipedia, the online encyclopedia, logistics is the art and science of managing and controlling the flow of goods... Logistics of...
How the epic poem Iliad influenced Alexander the Great
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...ALEXANDER THE GREAT A CRITICAL ANAYSIS OF THE INFLUENCES OF THE ILIAD ON ALEXANDER THE GREAT Introduction Human civilization has its own way to produce great authors and literatures. But often these authors and their literatures become so influential that they tend to shape the course of history. Homer’s epic poem, “Iliad” appears to be one of the most influential literary works that have shaped the fate of Greek civilization along the path of time. The Iliad has exerted a tremendous influence on the psychological development of the Greek hero Alexander the Great. It will not be an exaggeration to assert that if Homer did not write the Iliad... ? A CRITICAL ANAYSIS OF THE INFLUENCES OF THE ILIAD ON...
Compare Napoleon and Alexander the Great in terms of characterpersonality and ambition to reshaperevolutionize the world
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...Alexander the Great and Napoleon, and the differences between their personalities and ambitions Bothmen were great heroes (or beasts), both led armies to great success, and both, it seems, were quite vertically challenged. While Alexander the Great (or King Alexander of Macedon) lived and ruled around 356 to 325 B.C, Napoleon Bonaparte could be considered modern, living from 1769 to 1821. Both were warriors, and both led troops to battle. Both are considered among the top ten military leaders and rules of all time. During their peaks, they controlled more land than most people ever will, and ran their armies with skill and ease. Both died strangely, Alexander... The Ambitions of Evil: A look at...
What was the role of Ptolemy I under Alexander the Great? How important was Ptolemy to Alexander?
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...Alexander the Great: The Friendship that Shaped One of the World’s Grandest Historiography Introduction Ptolemy I is widely known as one of Alexander the Great’s generals in his crusades of invasion. Ptolemy I was designated satrap of Egypt in 323 B.C. and after almost two decades of hardships after the demise of Alexander, he proclaimed himself King Ptolemy I Soter of Egypt in 305 B.C. (Ellis 1994, 72). This essay discusses the role of Ptolemy I under Alexander the Great. The discussion also includes an overview of Alexander historiography produced by Ptolemy himself and Arrian, who drew largely on the work of Ptolemy. Role of Ptolemy I under Alexander the Great Even before... the...
Alexander pharaoh of egypt
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...Alexander Pharaoh of Egypt Alexander III of Macedon was born to Olympias of Epirus, who was his mother and Philip II of Macedon. He was born on 20th or 21th July in the year 356 BC in Macedonia at a place known as Pella and died on date 10 or 11th June in the year 323 BC in Babylon. He died at the age of thirty-two. Moreover, in history, he was well recognized as Alexander the Great. At twenty years old, Alexander succeeded Philip II, who was his father to the throne. The Majority of his time as a leader, Alexander spent it on a ground breaking military operation through northeast Africa...
Alexander the Great's conquest of Persia
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...Alexander the Great: conquest of Persia Contents Contents Introduction 2 Discussion 3 Conclusion 8 Bibliography 9 Introduction ALEXANDROS PHILIPPOU MAKEDONON lived in the time period of 356-323 B.C. In comparison with any other conqueror of the world, Alexander III deserves to be called the great. Although Alexander died at the age of thirty three, still Alexander was able to conquer almost the entire world which changed the face of the history forever. During the first half of the fourth century B.C., the Greek cities and the states remained mostly autonomous. As almost all the states...
Philip, Alexander and the Hellenistic period.
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...Alexander the Great, Greek civilization, Middle East, Euclid’s geometry Philip, Alexander and the Hellenistic period Introduction Hellenistic period refers to the three centuries that followed the death of Alexander the Great in 323 B.C. This marked the onset of Greek’s influence across Asia and other city-states which he had conquered during his reign and which later were ruled by his closest generals (Coffin et al. 123). This was because at the time of his death Alexander the Great did not have a son to succeed him and to ensure the stability of the entire empire. In addition, the generals who took over the empire did not have the necessary experience and power... Key words: Hellenistic period,...
Alexander of Macedon
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...Alexander did win the battle which led him to continue his invasion of Persia. As for his troops, Alexander visited the wounded and received great respect from his men. Plutarch wrote of the capture of Darius’s family, and on much more on Alexander’s campaign. The action performed showed Alexander’s respect and nobility as a commander ignoring the reality that Darius was his enemy. Continuing on, he defeated Bessus, then moved on to India, and fought King Porus at the Hydaspes River in which once again was another victory. The truth that Alexander overpowered Darius, Bessus and King... ? Alexander of Macedon Alexander of Macedon Introduction After assuming the charge as King of Macedon in 336BC,...
An analysis on Alexander the Great's effect on government in Ancient Greece
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...Alexander the Great's Effect on Government in Ancient Greece: The Lion and the Fox Alexander III of Macedonia, or Alexander the Great, is known for his fierceness and intelligence as a war general and his strategic beliefs and practices as an emperor. Under his leadership and driven by his belief of his divine mission to incessantly expand his kingdom, he is the first to reach and conquer Greece, Egypt, Asia Minor, and western India. But aside from being a skilled war strategist, Alexander also showed distinctive competence as an emperor of diverse cultures and ethnicities. He has not planned well ahead in keeping his empire stable and united after his death, but during his life, he... ...
Alexander and Diogenes
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...Alexander and Diogenes- Comparison and Contrast Born in Glasgow, Scotland, and educated at Glasgow and Oxford, Gilbert Highet was well known for his scholastic writing. He wrote the story “Alexander and Diogenes: The Dog has his Day”, with Diogenes as the protagonist. Diogenese was a gross, contemptuous philosopher, and would ridicule human comfort. For him, life had to be simple as nature. Alexander, the great, was the insurmountable and powerful Macedonian King. The two entirely contrasting personalities of history- Alexander and Diogenese- confronted in 4th century B.C. This descriptive essay describes this confrontation and its significance for today and tomorrow... ....
"How do you explain Alexander the Great's militaryachievements and conquests: How would you sum up his legacy"
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...Alexander the Great: His Wars for Conquest And Legacy to the World Alexander the Great occupies a special niche in history as “Ruler of the World” who conquered much of ancient civilization through his military genius and political savvy, traits he inherited from his father and honed to perfection by experience. He lived one of the most amazing military careers in history, never losing a battle, although his conquering army was always outnumbered in the field. The secrets of his military successes included the phalanx 1 which gave the enemy little opening for retaliatory attack. He understood early on the importance...
Alexander and Hellenism cultures
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...Alexander the Great and Hellenism The Hellenistic civilization which dominated the empire of Alexander the Great was unique from the Hellenic civilization which had thrived in the territories invaded by Philip of Macedon. Because of Alexander’s invasion of the territories from Greece to India, a huge number of Greek administrators, merchants, and warriors migrated to eastern territories. Their interactions with the diverse Near Eastern cultures and peoples broadened the knowledge and opportunities of the Greeks and reduced their love for their homeland (Burn 2005, 13). This essay discusses the influence of...
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...Alexander the Great Alexander the Great had effects on his people that transformed the events in history. Many ofthe things that he did to unite his people are of brave acts. Questions may arise needing to know whether if Alexander existed today in society, would there be the same effect to the society. Alexander’s actions relied on the physical alignment at the time, that is, classifying the world into east and west depending on the physical location of one area (Plutarch, Dryden & Clough 67). In fact, during his time, the world involved the existence of the current system, whereby the...
Alexander: The Ambiguity of Greatness
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...Alexander: The Ambiguity of Greatness Throughout history Alexander the Great has always been touted as a great hero and military strategist. In the last few decades however, biographies have been written suggesting that Alexander was not as "Great" as history has portrayed him. Some historians have said that he was egotistical, maniacal, and hungry for war and conquering, likening him to such figures as Hitler, Stalin, Genghis Khan and even Cortes. In the book Alexander: The Ambiguity of Greatness, Guy MacLean Rogers attempts to...
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...Alexander the Great Introduction It is always fascinating to create a historical bridgebetween the events of the modern world and previous years. To compare the Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad with Alexander the Great is an interesting and fascinating task. First of all, it should be noted that both of these leaders promote their military talent. Territory of the country, political stability and independence were the main concerns for these leaders. A human life weighs not much in comparison with potential gains. This principle is often followed by the leaders and strategists. Alexander the Great and Bashar al-Assad Alexander the Great tried to conquer his rivals and preserve... Bashar al Assad vs...
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...Alexander the Great in 325 BC, while he was in Babylon. The diplomatic relations were imposed upon the people of North Africa through instruments of coercion. Precisely, Alexander the Great had in 324 executed a ruthless punitive expedition in the hills of Luristan, against the Cossaeans. It is this incident that spread fear around North Africa and the rest of the Mediterranean region into capitulation (75). It is also important to note that during the Hellenistic period, after the demise of Alexander the Great, North African kingdoms such as Egypt and Libya became Hellenized, to the...
Importance of Philip II in the Success of His Son
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...Alexander Philip II of Macedon was succeeded by his son Alexander in 336 BC, who later earned the epithet The Great due to his enormous success and victories. History knows him with the name of Alexander the Great and behind which the important role of his father cannot be denied. Philip was the person who had brought victories, prosperity and opulence to Macedonia, which was earlier known to be weak and un-united nation. He had brought end to the glory of Greece and ended it supremacy in the region. After the death of Philip, his son Alexander took over as his successor. He executed the plans of his father to invade Asia. During the tenure... ? Number] Importance of Philip II in the Success of His Son,...
Statement of Significance for Tetradrachm of Lysimachus of Thrace c. 297/2282/1 BCE
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...Alexander the Great’s portrait on the coins became standard in the Hellenistic period. The style of these portraits is of great significance due to the fact that they were usually extraordinary lifelike and was made by highly skilled artists5. In the history of coinage and during Hellenistic period, Tetradrachm of Lysimachus of Thrace stands out to be one of the greatest coins that ever existed and still represent the cultural heritage of Greek. Lysimachus was a Macedonian officer and diadochus of Alexander the great who became a basileus in 306 BC, where he ruled Thrace... TETRADRACHM OF LYSIMACHUS OF THRACE C. 297/2–282 BCE By: Introduction Cultural heritage is the legacy of physical artifacts and...
Comparisons for Motivations and Perceptions towards Empire in Rome, China (Qin/Han), and Greece (Athens and Alexander)
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...Alexander) More than one-half of the human species for the past decades were restricted within two political systems, one of which was the Roman kingdom and another one was the Han kingdom. Therefore, a large proportion for the humanity was ruled by two governments. In the Roman monarchy, the union had primarily been made possible by colonization and the establishment of the Persian realm. This was afterward accelerated by the capture of Alexander the Great followed by the formation of Hellenistic successor state to the Persian territory... good tactics in order to conquer the enemy. The Grecians declared their resolution of joining with Alexander and this made them to...
How did Ptolemy I come to adopt the title of king after Alexander the Great's death? How did he come to adopt the title of 'Soter' meaning Saviour? What controversial evidence surrounds these events?
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...Alexander to Actium: The Hellenistic age, University of California Press, California. Hazzard, R.A. 2000. Imagination of a monarchy: studies in Ptolemaic propaganda, University of Toronto Press, Toronto. Heckel, W. (2009) Alexander the Great: a new history, Wiley & Blackwell, London. Hough, J. 1839. The history of Christianity in India: from the commencement of the Christian era, Volume 1, R.B. Seeley and W. Burnside, London. Manning, J. G. 2010. The last Pharaohs: Egypt under the Ptolemies 305-30BC, Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey. Wallis, J. and King, D. 1856. The British millennial harbinger, John Wallis,...
HISTORY
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...Alexander the Great, and the other a Roman in Julius Caesar. Of the two Alexander is more, as he extended Greek influence into vast areas at a very young age. Alexander lived well before and for Julius Caesar he was a ruler to be respected for his exploits. Caesar conquests are comparable to Alexander, but are not equal, for Alexander and his Greek army were capable of taking on armies of the enemy with and coming out victorious with the minimal of losses to themselves. Alexander thus was a far better war tactician than Caesar. However... History Introduction: History is replete with exploits of conquests and rulers responsible for these conquests. Among the ancient rulers two s stand out one a Greek in...
Alexander Hamilton
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...Alexander Hamilton as a Founding Father of the nation, economist, political philosopher, and most importantly the first U.S. Secretary of the Treasury summarizes the influence of this great statesman to the United States of America. V. Conclusion A profound investigation of the life and work of Alexander Hamilton in relation to the American Revolution and the establishment of the Federal Republic maintains that he has been a crucial figure... ?Outline of the paper on Alexander Hamilton I. Introduction In this section, the major areas of analysis with regard to the life of Alexander Hamilton are introduced. His crucial role as a Founding Father of the nation, economist, political philosopher, and most...
The Human Experience
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...Alexander the Great into His Physician Philippos”. It depicts how highly strong-willed Alexander III of Macedon was the time he lay on his deathbed, struggling against malaria. To what human experience does the work relate? How is that human experience meaningful to your life?  Such piece of art particularly relates to the medical issues I am inevitably confronted with at present in the midst of my desire and endeavor to pursue a degree in the field of education. Sickness has become a significant part of my life especially when I left school in 2009 due to cancer which had truly turned my life around upon... with enthusiasm as I venture to proceed with my studies in a manner of learning via...
Book Review
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...Alexander the Great In the preface to his book The Conquests of Alexander the Great, author Waldemar Heckel states, "the aim of this book is to provide an intelligent introduction to the conquests of Alexander the Great (334-323 BC)" (ix). In making this statement and in the comments that follow it, Heckel stresses that the main point of his book is to explore the military and political aspects of Alexanders career particularly in terms of the consequences of actions and the progress of events in general. He very clearly states that it is not intended to be a complete look at Alexanders life, the intimate details... Michael Bales History 101: Survey of Western Civilization I Review of The Conquests of...
The great man theory
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...great leaders born or raised? The great man theory puts it clear that a great leader is God given not man-made. It only provides two options; either one is born as leader or one is not born a leader. The history of the great man theory dates back to the 19th century, when great leaders seen at that time were in born heroes, for instance Abraham Lincoln, Mahatma Gandhi and Alexander the Great. The theory had also focused... ? The great man theory affiliation The great man theory The concept of leadership has had massive debates over the years.Various analysts and researchers have given varying views on their perception of a good leader and who is not. In order to come up with the best definitions, various ...
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...Alexander, the Great is indeed another example that may prove that military success and age are closely knit. As the son and successor of a great politician and king, Phillip II of Macedonia, the course of Alexander’s life seems to have been set since he was much younger. He became the ruler of his land when he was just twenty years old. When he became king, he also inherited the army. Alexander, the Great is said to have never lost a battle (Roisman and Worthington, Chapter 9, p. 192). He was known for his use of bold tactics, cavalry strategies, terrain, and the effective deployment of his loyalty troops... Fuller: Generalship and Age DEPARTMENT Fuller: Generalship and Age It is almost an established...
Three characters in history
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...Alexander the Great. Hannibal... Three Characters in History Introduction Historical leadership in the long-term has been termed as an essential ingredient of conflict. Historical headship is the process of influencing followers to accomplish a goal by providing direction, purpose, and motivation. This incident is an attribute of huge people personality, which is divine that motivates thousands of people with certain ideas. The historical times of 360 BC to 1865 AD had numerous powerful historical leaders. Below is a discussion of three main characters in history from the period of 360 BC to 1865 AD and their leadership; Hannibal of Carthage during the Second Punic War, General George Washington, and...
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