Empire of Alexander the Great (Great Empires of the Past) by Debra Skelton,Pamela Dell

By Debra Skelton,Pamela Dell

From the age of 20 till his dying at 32, Alexander the nice and his armies from Greece swept throughout an unlimited zone that incorporated Persia, Asia Minor, Syria, and Egypt. eventually ruling an empire that stretched nearly 2 million sq. miles throughout 3 continents, Alexander revolutionized the way in which used to be waged and prolonged the impact of classical Greek tradition a ways past the borders of Greece and his local Macedonia. "Empire of Alexander the good, Revised variation" seems to be at what made Alexander an excellent army tactician and a charismatic chief. It additionally explores what the japanese international discovered via touch with Alexander, and what Alexander dropped at the West from the Persian Empire. Connections in our personal global to Alexander's empire contain the legend of the Gordian knot, pearls, the Egyptian city of Alexandria, and the Septuagint, the 1st translation of the Torah from Hebrew.

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