The Life of Alexander the Great
At the age of twenty years old, Alexander's reign of the Macedonian throne began in 336 B.C. following the death of his father, Philip II. Olympias, Alexander's mom, was thought to have assassinated her own husband so that the throne would be prepared for her son. When Alexander became King, he wanted to do great things so that everyone would know that he is King. From the beginning of
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plans were ended by his sudden death not too long after the death of his best friend, Hephaistion . Following Alexander's death, a child was born to him and Roxanne. Despite his short reign, he greatly impacted and benefited the future for geography and many other scientific fields. Altogether, Alexander III immensely extended the influence of Greek civilization and arranged the way for the empire of the Hellenistic period and the annexation of the Roman Empire.