Which was a combination of Greek and traditional cultures. He did this by building many of his cities with the name Alexandria. Intermarriage within the conquered peoples as well as philosophy, literature, art and history made a huge impact on the eastern world and the Greeks. At the age of thirty- three Alexander the Great was one of the most successful generals in history. He was able to obtain victory with skillful tactics, flexibility, a keen sense of logistics, and superior leadership.
In 490BC, two armies faced each other across the plain of Marathon, 26 miles from Athens. On one side were 9,000 Athenians, supported by 1,000 men from Plataia. On the other were between 18,000 and 25,000 Persian warriors (including men from various parts of the Persian empire). The Persian army had come to conquer Athens, as a first step to taking over the whole of Greece, adding it to the already enormous Persian Empire. On the way to Marathon they had defeated several other Greek cities, killing the men, enslaving the women and children, and burning down the towns.
Daruis, The Great In the ancient world some people are so remarkable that no matter how many centuries passes by, everyone will still study and learn about them. Darius the Great who made the Persian Empire one of the biggest empire that have been seen was an amazing king of Persia. Through his life he succeed alot by his reforms, Darius came from a noble family and he went through many wars because he wanted to always have more than what he had, after his death Persian Empire was an empire that couldn't be compared to any other empires. Daruis the great was one of the most remarkable kings from the Persian Empire. "His father was Hystaspes who belonged to the Achaemenid family.
Skyler Souza September 21, 2011 Tracking Alexander the Great Typed Descriptions Granicus- May 334 B.C. in Asia Minor, Alexander the Great defeated the Persian satraps, including a large force of Greek mercenaries. Gordium Knot Legend- 333 B.C. At the age of 23, Alexander the Great had arrived at the town of Gordium. He went to the Gordium knot and he cut right through the middle of the knot.
In fact, he conquered an area larger than any other single ruler before or since. He destroyed the harsh Persian rule, and united for the first time, and perhaps the last, all the nations from Egypt through Saudi Arabia to India. Alexander was a man of many legends, who was worshipped as a god and proclaimed as a pharaoh, who could not be stopped by any man, but who unfortunately died of a fever from a common mosquito bite. An archaeologist from Pakistan has described the importance of Alexander’s influence on India; his statements are also true of Alexander’s impact on the whole Middle East: Out of this great exchange between east and west, Greek knowledge, science, poetry, art and philosophy entered the ancient culture of the Indian subcontinent. There was destruction and loss of life, to be sure, but great things occurred which advanced the history of humanity.
After Julius Caesar was murdered, Augustus became his heir and raised an army to challenge Mark Antony who had taken control after Julius Caesars death. In 43 B.C. Antony was defeated and Augustus seized military power over Rome. For the following thirteen years Antony and Augustus had battles until 30 B.C. when Antony killed himself.
Soluble compounds that were easily digestible, were made o Attacked nervous system o Greatest damage is in the brain, become talkative slightly aggressive very confrontational. You are obsessed with being watched, and eventually, of course, you become total paranoid. o Qin Shi Huang certainly became paranoid. Anyone revealing his whereabouts was under instant sentence of death, along with their entire family. o Seven years after the emperor had began his quest for immortality, the mercury began to poison his body as well as his mind – kidney failure o In 212 BC, Qin Shi Huang embarked on yet another imperial tour, which lead to his death.
As said before Alexander had conquered all of Asia in ten years. A year after his father’s death he left to battle the Persian Empire, a battle not even his father had won. Alexander the Great by Bryan Brown says, “At age 20, Alexander took up his father’s conquest. Phillip had planed to take on the mighty Persian empire…” This quote helps prove my statement because it shows that Alexander was going to try and defeat the Persian Empire. Alexander: The Great Reconciler by Craig E. Blohm says, “In 327 B.C.
By 334bc he crossed the Hellespont (currently the Dardanelles) with 48,100 soldiers, 6,100 cavalry and a fleet of 120 ships with crews totaling 38,000. The first major battle against the Persians, called the Battle of the Granicus, gave Alexander control over their provincial capital and treasury of Sardis. After that battle Alexander took his forces deeper into Persia. After a year of small battles and gaining more land he finally reached the main Persian army, against Darius. In the battle of Issus, about 30,000 of Alexander’s troops faced 100,000 Persian troops.
Alexander the Great and the Impact His Campaign Had On the World Name Institution Professor Course Date Alexander the Great and the Impact His Campaign Had On the World Alexander III the Great is one of the greatest military geniuses of all times in the history of the world. He was the King of Macedonia and his conquering of the Persian Empire remains a huge success in the military history. Not only was Alexander the Great an inspiration to later conquerors among them to Caesar and the Romans Pompey and king Napoleon, but his war strategies would later have great impact on the world. Alexander was born in the ancient capital of Macedonia in Pella in 356 BC. Many believed his childhood events played a key role on