The largest of the seventy cities Alexander founded during the course of his conquest, Alexandria would become a lasting monument to his achievement.(“Alexander”) Alexander the Great died on June 13, 323 BC in Babylon, Persia (Crompton 97). Did you learn a lot about Alexander the Great? I hope so! In the end, Alexander the Great conquered most of Europe, won about 200 battles, and built a big empire.
According to the people from History, in 15 years of conquest Alexander never lost a battle and he named more than 70 cities after himself and one after his horse. First of all, that shows that Alexander has been in power for 15 or more years and in those years he never lost a battle. Second of all is showed that he took over so much land that he named 70 cities after himself and even had a city that he named after his horse. Also “Perhaps Alexander 's greatest legacy was founding great cities and spreading the Greek culture. Alexandria, in Egypt, is a city today of more than 4.5 million people.
Just this time last year, Xerxes’ mass armed forces of 150,000 men and a 600 ship navy stormed the pass at Thermopylae to avenge his father 's defeat at Marathon. Here marked the beginning of Sparta’s quest to victory. The invasion that began following the Greek revolt of 499- 94 BC ,as a punitive attack by Persia against a collection of disunited city states, ended this past week in one of the most critical battles of our time. North of Athens, on the far side of a mountain range that separated Attica from Boeotia, the contest would be decided.
However a man by the name of Alexander the great in 332 B.C. invaded Egypt, destroying the persians and delivering the final blow to Egyptian independence. After the death of Alexander the Great Egypt was placed in a very uncomfortable position of no rule in which was filled by Ptolemy in 305 B.C. This period of time ended with the death of Cleopatra VII. This placed Egypt fully into the hands of the Roman
Hakor in Wikipedia Hakor, or Akoris, was the Pharaoh of Egypt from 393 BC to 380 BC. Hakor overthrew his predecessor Psammuthes and falsely proclaimed himself to be the grandson of Nepherites I, founder of the 29th Dynasty, on his monuments in order to legitimise his kingship. While Hakor ruled Egypt for only 13 years, his reign is important for the enormous number of buildings which he constructed and for his extensive restoration work on the monuments of his royal predecessors. Reign - Early in his reign, Hakor revolted against his overlord, the Persian King Artaxerxes. In 390 BC, he concluded a tripartite alliance with Evagoras, king of Cyprus, and Athens. This alliance led Persia to begin supporting Sparta in the Corinthian War, which eventually led to the ending of that war by the Peace of Antalcidas in 387/6 BC.
The Thebans soon revolted after his assassination, it was then when his son Alexander the Great who quickly took control of the throne and halted the Thebans revolt, burning their city Thebes to the ground. Alexander then looked at the rest of the world and only two years later did he cross Hellespont into Asia and defeat Darius III of Persia in the Battle of Issus. This victory further pushed King Philip’s plan to get revenge on the Persians for their acts in the Peloponnesian Wars and to also take control of Asia. By the time it was 332 BC Alexander had conquered Egypt and found the city of Alexandria which he named after himself. Alexander then went to Mesopotamia where he, once again, defeated Darius III.
His courage and leadership made him a national hero. General Taylor won many crucial battles in the beginning middle and end of this war. After the war he used his heroism as a base to become President. He became president but died after 16 months in office. General Scott was next on the political hierarchy.
In II Chronicles 12:2-4,9 it states again how Sheshonq or Shishak in Hebrew attacked Jerusalem “ Because they had been unfaithful to the Lord, Shishak king of Egypt attacked Jerusalem in the fifth year of King Rehoboam. With twelve hundred chariots and sixty thousand horsemen and the innumerable troop of Libyans, Sukkites and Cushites that came with him from Egypt, he captured fortified cities of Judah (ARK OF THE COVENANT - JewishEncyclopedia.com, n.d.) (Institute for Biblical and scientific studies, 2018) and came as far as Jerusalem... When Shishak king of Egypt attacked Jerusalem, he carried off the treasures of the temple of the Lord and the treasures of the royal palace. He took everything, including the gold shields Solomon had made".
There are many statues and murals that represent major events that happened during his presidency. The memorial is in Washington DC and it was designed and built by Lawrence Halprin in 1997. Some other sculptors whose work is included in the memorial are Leonard Baskin, Neil Estern, Thomas Hardy, and George Segal. It took 20 years for the memorial to be finished. It has 21 FDR quotes in all and 2.8 million people go to see it each year.
Before all this happened he loved music but he also wanted to be a electrician but he just loved music to much (Watson 21.) By 1954 Elvis had 600 orders for his music (Watson 29.) He began to be on 200 radio stations in 13 states (Watson 32.) In 1955 Elvis got a real manager named Neal (Watson 34.) 1 year later he recorded his first session with Neal, and then he was the #1 billboard for 8 weeks (Watson 39,40)
Pharaohs during the 30th dynasty maintained Egypt’s independence. During this time they were still battling the Persians in alliance with the Sparta and Athens. Egypt tried to reassemble the new kingdom by invading Syria. After many attempts the Persians finally reconquered Egypt (341B.C.). The Persians did not rule Egypt for very long.
I don’t think that Alexander was a great king. He did far too much bad. He has killed thousands of people. Burned their temples, and treated people very badly. He went to conquer many place and took over when they didn’t want him there at all.
Alexander the Great is one of the most famous people in our world’s history. He achieved great challenges no other man could do. Alexander himself said, “There is nothing impossible to him who will try.” His achievments prove this quote without a doubt. Alexander of Macedon was born in 356 BCE to King Philip and his wife Olympia.
Alexander The Great’s title of “The Great” was not an exaggeration. To earn the title of “The Great”, you must've done some extremely good things as your reign as a king, queen, or emperor. Alexander The Great did many great and powerful things during his lifetime. He established an extremely powerful military, and he knew how to strategically conquer land, and he was interested in turning this conquered land into powerful areas.