Alexander The Great By James

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Alexander The Great By James

  1. 1. Life Of Alexander The Great BY: James Hirsch
  2. 2. Early Life  He was born in 356 B.C in Pella, Macedonia.  He was strong.  When he was 12, he tamed a Bucephalus, witch means ox-head, a horse that no one else could ride.  He loved Homer`s books.  His first teacher was Leonidas.
  3. 3. Early Life continued… His mother was Olympias. His father was King Philip ll. He slept with a copy of the Iliad under his pillow. His second teacher was Aristotle. His mother told him his ancestor was Achilles.
  4. 4. Battles He won the battles of Chaeronea, Gracious River, Issus, and Jhelum River. He lost the battle of Gaugamela.
  5. 5. Arrowheads that may have been shot from the bow of Alexander. the Great.
  6. 6. Death On his way back from the battle of Jhelum River, Alexander was bit by a mosquito, developed a fever, and died in Babylon, Babylonia in 323 B.C at 33 years of age.
  7. 7. Resourses FactMonster.com and the book Alexander The Great. http://www.interesting.com/stories/alexander/# story
  8. 8. Map of Alexander`s Empire 335-323
  9. 9. Timeline of Alexander’s life

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