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The life of Alexander the Great, King of Macedon

compiled from ancient history

by Charles Rollin

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Published by Printed by B. Wheeler, for Joseph J. Todd, at the Bible and Anchor in Providence .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Greece
    • Subjects:
    • Alexander, the Great, 356-323 B.C.,
    • Generals -- Greece -- Biography.,
    • Greece -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Mr. Rollin ... ; translated from the French.
      GenreBiography.
      ContributionsAmerican Imprint Collection (Library of Congress)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDF234 .R75
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[9], 14-257, [3] p. ;
      Number of Pages257
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6949127M
      LC Control Number04035006

      Get this from a library! The life of Alexander the Great. King of Macedon.: Compiled from ancient history.. [Charles Rollin]. Alexander III of Macedon (20 or 21 July BC – 10 or 11 June BC), popularly known as Alexander the Great (Greek: Μέγας Ἀλέξανδρος, Mégas Aléxandros), was a Greek king (basileus) of his brief life, he created one of the largest empires in ancient history. Born in Pella in BC, Alexander received a classical Greek education under the tutorship of famed.

        Name: Alexander the Great (Alexander III of Macedon). Birth Date: BC – BC. Job Functions: King, Conqueror. Known For: Conquered most of the Old World. Alexander the Great was the son of King Philip II, King of Macedon (Macedon is a kingdom in northern Greece) and Olympias, a Molossian princess who was the fourth of the several women married to his father.   Who Is Alexander the Great? “Alexander III of Macedon” was born on J B.C in Pella and died on June was the king of Macedon “The Ancient Greek Kingdom”.He was able to unite Greece, conquered the Persian Empire and re-establish the corinthian league.

      As a general reference book, this book is okay, but it's meant rather to appeal to people who don't enjoy the reading experience. Done mostly in a graphic novel style writing style, the reader will see the general moments in Alexander's life and times. I don't care for the illustration style, but it'll appeal to others/5(4). Soldier, statesman, conquering general, King of Greece, Pharaoh of Egypt, Lord of Asia. Alexander III of Macedon, better known to us as Alexander the Great, was all of these and much more. Alexander was also an instrument of the Almighty, as any reader of the Bible can see clearly, especially when considering the prophecies of Daniel.


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Curtius Rufus, Quintus., Codrington, Robert, London: Printed for S.S. and. Alexander III of Macedon is perhaps one of the most notorious figures to come out of the ancient world, for better or worse. Born in Pella in BCE to the King Philip II, it seemed destined that Alexander the Great follow in the family business of military campaigns and kingdom expansion.

Alexander was the son of Philip of Macedon and, while in earlier periods, Macedonia had been on the edges of the Greek world, during Alexander’s childhood Philip had made it into the most significant power in Greece.

who wrote the life of Alexander the Great round about ADso a little bit before Arrian. In one or two places in his. In Alexander the Great, Anthony Everitt judges Alexander’s life against the criteria of his own age and considers all his contradictions.

We meet the Macedonian prince who was naturally inquisitive and fascinated by science and exploration, as well as the man who enjoyed the arts and used Homer’s great epic the Iliad as a s:   Alexander III the Great, also known as Alexander of Macedon, is one of the greatest military leaders and public figures of antiquity.

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