Alexander the great is important because by the age of thirty he had created one of the largest empires in ancient history he was the ancient ruler of macedonia, what is now north eastern greece. Alexander the great (pictured) invented a spying technique still used today: he had his soldiers write letters home, which he then intercepted and read to discover who was against him 8 in gubbio, northern italy, a race has been run every year since the 12th century - and the outcome is rigged. Alexandria is a port city located on the mediterranean sea in northern egypt founded in 331 bce by alexander the great it is most famous in antiquity as the site of the pharos, the great lighthouse, considered one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, for the temple of serapis, the serapion. In 342 aristotle was summoned to macedonia by king philip ii to tutor his son, the future alexander the great—a meeting of great historical figures that, in the words of one modern commentator.
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Best 100 historical figures top 100 historical figures as voted by our readers the best 100 historical figures is a fairly new project and does not have enough votes yet to make a complete best 100 list. Alexander the great was a greek king who grew up with aristotle as a tutor until his teen years known as one of the most successful military commanders, he was undefeated in battle and is responsible for creating was one of the world's largest empires at the time. Why is alexander the great such an important historical figure he changes the root of history wat were some achievements of alexander the great.
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Historical figures historical figures with a names alexander the great was born in macedon (part of modern greece) in 356 bce alexander died in 323 bc. Historical debate veers between admiring and denigrating alexander the great, but professor paul cartledge puts him in his proper historical context it seems there have been many alexander the. List of wealthiest historical figures some of this article's listed sources may not be reliable and catherine the great for modern history contents.
Alexander the great was a king of macedonia who conquered an empire that stretched from the balkans to modern-day pakistan alexander was the son of philip ii and olympias (one of philip's seven. Famous historical figures politicians and writers who have helped to shape human history bc greek philosopher and teacher of alexander the great aristotle.
Historical figures historical figures with a names alexander the great (356-323 bce) alexander the great of macedon (356-323 bce) : learn all about this famous and powerful greek conqueror, whose empire stretched as far as india and northern africa. --alexander the great few figures in history are as venerated as alexander the great, the young macedonian king who believed that ability, focus, and determination in a leader would enable him to. History of alexander the great including an inspiring inheritance, campaign against persia, destruction of the persian empire, alexander in the east, legacy of conquest.