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. Early Life continued…
His mother was Olympias.
His father was King Philip ll.
He slept with a copy of the Iliad under his
His second teacher was Aristotle.
His mother told him his ancestor was Achilles.
He won the battles of Chaeronea, Gracious
River, Issus, and Jhelum River.
He lost the battle of Gaugamela.
5. Arrowheads that may have been
shot from the bow of Alexander.
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.
FactMonster.com and the book Alexander The