Alexander, the great, also known as Alexander III or Alexander of Macedonia, was the son of King Philip II and the daughter of King Neoptolemus, Olympias was born in 356 BCE. At the age of 13 – 16, he developed his interest in philosophy and medicine being inspired by Aristotle. His explosions on the battlefield, even as a teenager, were marvelous and it is all written in the biography of Alexander. He was even left in charge at the age of 16 when king Phillip attacked Byzantium. We get to know more about Alexander the Great from his biography.
On Philips assassination in 336 BCE, he became the successor without any opposition and executed the assassinator or his father, the princes of Lyncestis. After that, he marched south and conquered a great empire from modern-day Pakistan to the Balkans.
The Triumphs of Alexander the Great from the biography have a massive impact on future generations. It made him a legendary figure. Caesar, Augustus, Napoleon all were inspired by the record of his conquest. This list of conquests includes extending his boundary to Egypt, Mesopotamia, Syria, Judea, Gaza, Persia, Phoenicia, Bactria even in Taxila. Few records of his battles are as follows.
|Date||War||Opponent||Present Day Country|
|338 BC||Rise of Macedon||Thebans, Athenians||Greece|
|335 BC||Balkan Campaign||Getae, Thracians||Bulgaria|
|334 BC||Persian Campaign||Achaemenid Empire||Turkey|
|330 BC||Persian Campaign||Achaemenid Empire||Iran|
|326 BC||Indian Campaign||Aspasia||Afghanistan and Pakistan|
|326-325 BC||Indian Campaign (siege of Mulan)||Malli||Pakistan|
Alexander died on either 10 or 11 June of 323 BC. In his palace Nebuchadnezzar II at the early age of 32. It has been discovered from the biography of Alexander the great written by Cartledge that before his death he had given some instructions to his Macedonian general Craterus, to carry out and so he did, but later the successor decided not to apply them. According to Diodorus, the instruction includes
1) One thousand large ships constructed. Larger than triremes
2) Installing great temples on Delos, Delphi, and many other places worth 1500 talents.
3) Exchange of the population between Asia & Europe.
4) Arabia Conquest.
5) Erection of a tomb matching the pyramids of Egypt’s for his father.
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