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Ruler of the World

was king of Macedonia. Macedonia  Tutored by the Greek philosopher. Aristotle His mother was Olympia His father. Philip. Born in Pella. had conquered the Greek city states during his 27 year reign kasaia 4/6/2012 2 .

 Alexander was stubborn and did not respond well to orders from his father. and the fierce loyalty of his troops kasaia 4/6/2012 3 . he was open to reasoned debate  Physical Appearance  Generalship  He never lost a battle due to  use of terrain  Phalanx formation and  cavalry tactics. bold strategy.

Alexander of Macedonia created the largest empire in the world up to that time • Alexander spread Greek culture.• In ten years. ensuring cultural diffusion and the survival of the qualities of classical Greece kasaia 4/6/2012 4 .

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Olympia…  So Alexander was only 20 when he became king of Macedonia kasaia 4/6/2012 6 . Philip was murdered in 336 B.C. by an assassin…maybe hired by his wife.

The Gladius The Spear Dagger kasaia 4/6/2012 7 . 2. 3.1.

use horses in war  Auxalaries – who are slaves under Macedonia .use Spears in war kasaia 4/6/2012 8 . Alexander ‘s army contains two type of people  Legionaris – who have citizenship of Macedonia .

war against Egypt  331 BCE -End of the Persian Empire  327 BCE invading north India kasaia 4/6/2012 9 . 334 BCE .war against Persia  Gordian knot in the same year  331 BCE .

 Demi –god in Greek who spread its culture across the world in Hellenstic age.  Made a civilized world kasaia 4/6/2012 10 .

 Alexander died of a fever at 33… but why?  He could not produce an heir and his kingdom was divided among 3 of his generals kasaia 4/6/2012 11 .

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scrambling to gain power.  Battles raged across the empire until finally around 305 B. After the death of Alexander the Great. broke out into civil war against each other. his generals.C. kasaia 4/6/2012 13 .  All of Alexander’s relatives were secretly murdered. four men emerged each gaining large portions of the empire.

 The empire was split into four sections   Seleucus ruling the territories of Babylon Ptolemy ruling the territories of Egypt   Cassander ruling the territories of Macedon Lysimachus ruling the territories of Thrace. kasaia 4/6/2012 14 .

 Even though many great kings were born . kasaia 4/6/2012 15 .Alexander was considered as the greatest among all.

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THANK YOU kasaia 4/6/2012 17 .