Peoples and EmpiresThe First World ConquerorAlexander The Great<br />History 140<br />Summer 2011<br />By Le Thi My Ho<br />
Alexander The Great<br />Born in 356 B.C. in Pella, capitol of Macedonia<br />Father – King Philip II, King of Macedonia<b...
Important Dates<br />334 B.C. Inherited his father’s throne and ambitions<br />334 B.C. Alexander crosses the Dardanelles ...
Memories of Alexander the Great<br />His goal was to unite the East and West, Asia and Europe, Hellene and Barbarian <br /...
Sources<br />Peoples and Empires: A Short History of European Migration, Exploration, and Conquest, From Greece to the Pre...
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  1. 1. Peoples and EmpiresThe First World ConquerorAlexander The Great<br />History 140<br />Summer 2011<br />By Le Thi My Ho<br />
  2. 2. Alexander The Great<br />Born in 356 B.C. in Pella, capitol of Macedonia<br />Father – King Philip II, King of Macedonia<br />Mother – Princess Olympias, Princess of Epiris<br />Pupil of the well known Greek Philosopher, Aristotle<br />The greatestempire builder, explorer, traveler, and seeker of truthin Europe’s history<br />The First World Conqueror<br />Died in 323 B.C.<br />
  3. 3. Important Dates<br />334 B.C. Inherited his father’s throne and ambitions<br />334 B.C. Alexander crosses the Dardanelles and begins the destruction of the Persian Empire<br />333 B.C. Defeated the Persian Empire<br />331 B.C. Seized the Great Persian Capitol: Persepolis<br />336-323 B.C. Alexander’s empire was the most extensive in the Ancient World’s History<br />323 B.C. Attended a banquet and drank himself into a coma and died.<br />
  4. 4. Memories of Alexander the Great<br />His goal was to unite the East and West, Asia and Europe, Hellene and Barbarian <br />Created the famous hairstyle: Anastole<br />Believed that he was descended from semidivine beings “as one sent by the gods to be conciliator and arbitrator of the Universe” <br />Alexander’s greatness lies less in what he intended to achieve but in what he was believed to have achieved <br />
  5. 5. Sources<br />Peoples and Empires: A Short History of European Migration, Exploration, and Conquest, From Greece to the Present.<br /> Author: Anthony Pagden<br /> A Modern Library Chronicles Book<br /> New York<br />

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