What made Alexander III so great? I have been
interested in Alexander III since I learned of in him in the
forth grade. Alexander was a great military and political
genius who should not be forgotten. Many of his actions
have affected us today. That may be hard to believe since
he lived some 2330 years ago.
Alexander III was the son of Philip II, king of
Macedonia. Alexander was brought up as the crown prince.
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was a legend to the people who had seen him
pass like a hurricane. He was an example of unification and
expansion. Alexander’s ideas were later adopted by the
Romans. Alexander the Great was truly a great man of
leadership and vision. He saw a unified world that he
ruled. A world without petty wars.
The Anabasis of Alexander, P. A. Blunt
Alexander the Great, Griffith
Impact of Alexander the Great, Robin Fox