What Was Alexander's Legacy

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Alexander created a legacy for himself that stood the test of time. He made men believe he was a god and he believed it himself. It was due to accomplishing tasks no other great leader had done before him. Alexander expanded his empire further east than any before him. He crossed deserts that seemed uncrossable and he surpassed all before him in military greatness. The legacy of Alexander continued on past his death and he became an idol in many later cultures like the Romans. Many Romans believed Alexander was the child of the god Jupiter due to his greatness. This idea of Alexander having divine parents was rooted in Alexander’s mind from his own mother and continued through time. It was due to this reinforcement of divinity in his blood,
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