@edennasvet greeks are not without flaw but we did nothing to deserve this treatment by either you former bulgarians of fyrom nor those that mock us because we refuse to recognize you your alleged relationship to alexander the great, philip or macedonia is silly as so described by hundreds of international experts. Although not exactly what one would call a diplomat, he was a military genius who used guile, ingenuity and lateral thinking to defeat often vastly superior alexander the great was one of the greatest conquerors and tactical minds of all time, as evidenced by his large empire acquired with relatively small. Slavery for its part was very little debated as a political question, serving to demarcate the domain of “politics” by contrast with it rather than being he went so far as to claim that as a civic benefactor, he deserved not death but the lifetime free meals commonly awarded to an olympic champion (36e-37a. Alexander the great does deserve his reputation he accomplished a great deal at a young age in addition, he was not simply a conqueror he was also very smart (as befits someone who had aristotle for a tutor) about how he dealt with people alexander deserves his reputation because of his ability to build a huge.
Alexander the great was a king of macedonia who conquered an empire that stretched from the balkans to modern-day pakistan alexander was the son of philip ii was assassinated in 336 bc while celebrating the wedding of his daughter cleopatra (not the famous egyptian pharaoh) the person who. Catherine ii, often called catherine the great, was born in prussia in 1729 and married into the russian royal family in 1745 shortly after her husband in any case, catherine had little time with her first-born son elizabeth took over raising the child soon after his birth catherine later had three other. Alexander iii of macedon is often called alexander the great as a result of his victory against the persian empire and his vast conquests alexander took over more territory than any general before him, and it was not until the mongols that an empire would surpass the size of alexander's empire this does.
Athens is one of the oldest named cities in the world, having been continuously inhabited for at least 5000 years situated in southern europe, athens became the leading city of ancient greece in the first millennium bc, and its cultural achievements during the 5th century bc laid the foundations of western civilization. Painting by john collier, a glass of wine with caesar borgia, from left: cesare borgia, lucrezia, pope alexander, and a young man holding an empty not only was there little for cesare to gain from juan's death, but it is even arguable that – since cesare was compelled to set aside his cardinal's hat to. Books and shows should be based on travis alexander, not jodi arias i think travis and his family deserve that” still, mendes admitted there was no denying arias' strange behaviour after her former lover was savagely killed in his own mesa, arizona, home “the crime scene was such a mess,” he said. When alexander the great passed through corinth, he visited the philosopher diogenes and found him sitting under a tree, dressed in rags, with no money to his name alexander, the most powerful man in the world, asked if he could do anything to help him 'yes,' replied the philosopher, 'if you could step.
Sometimes cities are built by a prince, not for the purpose of living there, but merely as monuments to his glory such was alexandria, built by alexander the great and if great antiquity had not buried their names in oblivion, we should see that they deserved more praise than alexander the great and many others of more. “to accomplish great things, we must not only act but also dream, not only plan but also believe” - anatole “they that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety” - benjamin “ perfections of means and confusion of goals seem, in my opinion, to characterize our age.
Alexander hamilton has become an unlikely folk hero in the past year, thanks to lin-manuel miranda's smash broadway show, which reimagines hamilton he was the victim of smear campaigns by two of the country's great propagandists: hamilton, who hated burr for wresting power from hamilton in his. The athenians' feelings are best expressed by aeschylus, who fought in the persian wars, in his tragic play the persians: “on, sons of the hellenes who served at marathon were at the later battles and had knowledge of the persian mind, and in the longer term, it would lead alexander the great on his. Alexander the great was, well, great (there was very little tendency towards sarcastic monikers in ancient times) by the time he died in his own words, regimes may fall and fail, but i do not yelu's response to ogedei was that empires could sure be conquered on horseback, but not ruled from them.
In the opinion of many, alexander hamilton deserves an eternal place on us currency his ideas, after all, not those of jefferson, franklin, adams, or madison, saved the infant united states from bankruptcy and economic misery, while setting it on a path towards a great ascent more americans than ever. Alexander was handed a great set of cards by his father, who created the foundation of the macedonian kingdom we've already covered that alexander's father was truly the one who took control of the greeks, but we will now look at a couple of other “conquered nations” that alexander may not deserve.
Do you seriously think i would explain my master stroke to you if there were even the slightest possibility you could affect the outcome i triggered it 35 edward blake: no, but it takes a room full of morons to think they're small enough for you to handle alexander of macedonia, or alexander the great, as you know him. Gaugamela was the last of series of great battles, including granicus in 334 and issus in 333, by which the armies of the persians were smashed to pieces his victory left him the master of the western and central portions of the old persian empire, but alexander was not satisfied with the enormous territories he had won. Formally it contains advice from the great philosopher aristotle to the world- conqueror alexander the great aristotle's advice them all to death what is your opinion in this matter o alexander, do not consult about your actions any one who is not a true believer and has no faith in god and the best of. Diogenes laërtius (fl c 3rd century ce), was a biographer of ancient greek philosophers his lives and opinions of eminent philosophers, in ten books, is still extant and is an important source of information on the development of greek philosophy the period when he lived is not exactly known, but it is supposed to have.