Alexander the great (356-323 bc) was the king of macedon, the leader of the corinthian league, and the conqueror of persia he succeeded in forging the largest western empire of the ancient world with his macedonian forces alexander subdued and united the greeks and reestablished the corinthian league after almost a century of warfare between the greek city-states following the peloponnesian war. Alexander the great, also known as alexander iii the great, was king of macedonia and conqueror of the persian empire he is considered one of the greatest military geniuses of all time and conquered many empires in his short lifetime. The city and great palace were built in 518 bce by darius the great (522-486 bce) who made it the capital of the persian empire (replacing the old capital, pasargadae) and began to house there the greatest treasures, literary works and works of art in all the empire. Alexander the great, also known as alexander iii of macedon, was the king of macedonia from 336 to 323 bc he was the conqueror of the persian empire and is considered to be one of the greatest military geniuses of all times.
Alexander the great served as king of macedonia from 336 to 323 bc during his time of leadership, he united greece, reestablished the corinthian league and conquered the persian empire king. Early life alexander the great was born in the pella region of the ancient greek kingdom of macedonia on july 20, 356 bc, to parents king philip ii of macedon and queen olympia, daughter of king neoptolemus the young prince and his sister were raised in pella's royal court.
Macedonia (/ ˌ m æ s ɪ ˈ d oʊ n i ə / ( listen)) or macedon (/ ˈ m æ s ɪ ˌ d ɒ n / greek: μακεδονία, makedonía), was an ancient kingdom on the periphery of archaic and classical greece, and later the dominant state of hellenistic greece. Name: alexander the great (alexander iii of macedon) birth date: 356 bc - 323 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. The film is based on the life of alexander the great, king of macedon, who conquered asia minor, egypt, persia and part of ancient india shown are some of the key moments of alexander's youth, his invasion of the mighty persian empire and his death.
Alexander the great (356-323 bc) was the king of macedon, the leader of the corinthian league, and the conqueror of persia he succeeded in forging the largest western empire of the ancient world with his macedonian forces alexander subdued and united the greeks and reestablished the corinthian. King of macedon hegemon of greece conqueror of the persian empire son of zeus-amon biography alexander's earthly father was philip ii, and his mother olympias of epirus. Philip ii of macedon2 later in the campaign, alexander chose to incorporate persian leaders 1 cartledge, paul, alexander the great (woodstock, new york: the overlook press, 2004), 192 2 see chapter 2 for an analysis of philip™s intentions.
Alexander the great was an ancient macedonian ruler and one of history's greatest military minds who—as king of macedonia and persia—established the largest empire the ancient world had ever. The persian empire is the name used to refer to a number of historic dynasties that have ruled the country of persia (iran)persia's earliest known kingdom was the proto-elamite empire, followed by the medes but it is the achaemenid empire that emerged under cyrus the great that is usually the earliest to be called persian. (biography) 356-323 bc, king of macedon, who conquered greece (336), egypt (331), and the persian empire (328), and founded alexandria 356-323 bc, king of macedonia 336-323: conqueror of greek city-states and of the persian empire from asia minor and egypt to india. When alexander, the oldest son of philip, king of macedon, was born in 356 bc, the greatest empire in the world was the persian empire the great persian conqueror cyrus had conquered lots of smaller countries to put together the persian empire more than a hundred years earlier.
Alexander the great alexander of macedon biography king of macedonia and conqueror of the persian empire alexander iii the great, the king of macedonia and conqueror of the persian empire is considered one of the greatest military geniuses of all times. In october 335 bce alexander returned to macedon and prepared for his persian expedition in numbers of troops, ships, and wealth, alexander's resources were inferior to those of darius iii (380-330 bce ), the king of persia. Alexander the great or alexander iii, 356-323 bc, king of macedon, conqueror of much of asia youth and kingship the son of philip ii of macedon and olympias, he had aristotle as his tutor and was given a classical education.
Alexander the great (alexander iii of macedonia) was king of macedonia, hegemon of greece, and conqueror of the persian empirehe is one of the greatest military leaders of all time. This map shows alexander the great's massive empire and the route he took to conquer it when his son, alexander, took the throne in 336 bce, he vowed to complete the plans of his father in 334 bce, alexander invaded persia, which lay across the aegean sea in asia minor (modern-day turkey. Alexander iii of macedon, known as alexander the great (21 july 356 bce - 10 or 11 june 323 bce), was the son of king philip ii of macedonhe became king upon his father's death in 336 bce and went on to conquer most of the known world of his day. By cam rea/ classical wisdom alexander of macedon, more widely known as alexander the great, is one of history's most famous conquerors many historians, poets, and writers have been mesmerized by his conquests.
Alexander the great definition, king of macedonia 336-323: conqueror of greek city-states and of the persian empire from asia minor and egypt to india see more. Alexander was born on the sixth day of the ancient greek month of hekatombaion, which probably corresponds to 20 july 356 bc, although the exact date is disputed, in pella, the capital of the kingdom of macedon. Alexander the great, also known as alexander iii or alexander of macedonia, (born 356 bce, pella, macedonia [northwest of thessaloníki, greece]—died june 13, 323 bce, babylon [near al-ḥillah, iraq]), king of macedonia (336-323 bce), who overthrew the persian empire, carried macedonian arms to india, and laid the foundations for the hellenistic world of territorial kingdoms.