Alexander the great

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  • 1. Birth :Alexander was born around July 20, 356 B.C His mother Olympias is non-Macedonian .
  • 2. Youth :During his youth, Alexander showedgreat observational powers .Alexander was tutored by His father tobe a great warrior .
  • 3. Education :Alexander was tutored by Leonidas(possibly his uncle) and the greatGreek philosopher Aristotle.
  • 4. Rise To Power :In 340 B.C., while father Philip went off tofight rebels, Alexander was made regent inMacedonia. In 336 after Philip II was assassinated, Alexander the Great became ruler of Macedonia.
  • 5. Family:Alexander the Great - Wives:Alexander the Greats wives wereRoxane , Statiera, and Parysatis. Alexander the Great - Children : Herakles, son of Alexanders mistress Barsine . Alexander IV, son of Roxane .
  • 6. Personality : great personal beauty, invincible power of endurance, and a keen intellect. He was brave and adventurous strict in the observance of his religious duties .
  • 7. The battles :Battle of Issus - 333 B.C.Battle of Gaugamela - 331 B.C.Battle of the Hydaspes - 326 B.C.
  • 8. Accomplishments : Marched more than 22,000 miles Overthrown the Persian empire Conquered approximately 2 million miles of territory
  • 9. Accomplishments : Established new towns throughout the journey Never lost a battle except with the nature
  • 10. Nowadays , Alexander judged as agreat warrior who was a military genius.Thousands of years later he was still arole model for a big number ofconquerors .
  • 11. The Impact :Alexander impacted Greece by bringingGreek cultures and laws together with othercultures. He helped Greek to know other civilization .
  • 12. Death :In 323, Alexander the Great returned toBabylonia where he became illsuddenly, and died.
  • 13. Decline :After Alexander’s death , his kingdomwas divided in to many areas .
  • 14. Comparing :No body can be compared withAlexander The Great .
  • 15. References:http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/alexander/p/alexanderthegre.htm http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_the _Great
  • 16. Thank YouFor listening