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Alexander the Great

About Alexander the Great, his life and his legacy

Hannah Poole

on 11 January 2013

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Transcript of Alexander the Great

Alexander the Great By Hannah, Alex, Nora, Katy, and Anthony His Reign as King His Legacy Sources Hellenistic
Culture His Plan Macedonians - Planned to conquer the entire known world
- included all of Asia, Europe, and Africa
- Died of Malaria before he could complete plan What Happened to the Empire By conquering so much land he allowed for ideas to be passed to and from the Greeks
- Spread of Hellenistic culture
- Ideas and values drawn from Mediterranean and Asia.
- Culture thrived from time of Alexanders death to 146 B.C - Macedon located in the Macedonian
- Hardy, warlike people
- Lived in villages led by
- Macedonian kings could
only rule with support of
nobles Video His Beginnings Taught by Greek Pilosepher -Taught by the Greek philosopher Aristotle -Given the best military training possible by Macedonian army - Learned from father's - the king's - ways
- Trained in army
- Raised as a Greek
- with Aristotle - a Greek philosopher - teaching him
- Was brave, courageous and physically strong. Why was Alexander such a great leader? "Alexander the Great: His Lasting Legacy." Encyclopedia Britannica Online. Encyclopedia Britannica, n.d. Web. 10 Jan. 2013. "Google Images." Google Images. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Jan. 2013. BBC News. BBC, n.d. Web. 10 Jan. 2013. "Chapter 6." Holt World History: The Human Journey. Austin: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 2003. N. pag. Print. We'll be talking about...

-Alexander the Great
-his life
-his legacy - Three of his generals fought over control of the empire
- Eventually split into three kingdoms that were always in war
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