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By Debra Skelton,Pamela Dell

From the age of 20 until eventually his loss of life at 32, Alexander the nice and his armies from Greece swept throughout an enormous sector that incorporated Persia, Asia Minor, Syria, and Egypt. finally ruling an empire that stretched nearly 2 million sq. miles throughout 3 continents, Alexander revolutionized the way in which was once waged and prolonged the impact of classical Greek tradition some distance past the borders of Greece and his local Macedonia. "Empire of Alexander the good, Revised variation" seems to be at what made Alexander a super army tactician and a charismatic chief. It additionally explores what the japanese international discovered via touch with Alexander, and what Alexander delivered to the West from the Persian Empire. Connections in our personal international to Alexander's empire comprise 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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