Similarities Between Alexander The Great And Julius Caesar

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Alexander the Great vs. Julius Caesar
Alexander was born in Pella which was the ancient capital of Macedonia in July 20, 256 B.C. He was the son of a great Macedonian king named Phillip II and his wife Olympia. Alexander received a very good education by one of the greatest philosophers the world has meet who was Aristotle. Aristotle was the fourth tutor Alexander had and he was the only one who could control and teach his rebellious student. Alexander did not focus only in the money he’s dad gave him but he was interested in all the teachings as he said “I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.” Alexander was one of the greatest military leaders that existed. He inherited an army who fought with only one purpose as he said “remember upon the conductor each depends on the fate of all”. He was great discussing and convincing other people what he wanted them to know and to do. Alexander biggest wish was to become the greatest warrior the world has ever seen. He wanted to conquer all Greece and Persia who years back destroyed and burned Athens. Alexander was tutored by Aristotle who was a brilliant
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He was a very good leader and very persistent man who thought “there is nothing impossible to him who will try.” As we can see in the Battle of Issus Alexander uses a battle formation that is called phalanx in which he puts a lot of men perfectly formed in lines and each one has a 25 feet spear pointing to the front. This formation was perfect for that battle, because Alexanders troops were inferior in number and they needed to stay together. Also in the Battle of Granicus we can see that he improvises in the middle of the battle sending troops to surround the enemy and have more control of the situation. Alexander “was a God, Cadmos, or as close as anything I have ever
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