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Christina Raymond -- Alexander the Great
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Alexander the Great was born July 356 BC
Philip II became ruler of Macedonia
Philip II was in control of Greece
Philip II died, murdered by bodyguard
20 year old Alexander becomes king
Alexander Conquers Greece Alexander won the battle of taking over Granicus, defeating Darius III
Second Battle with Pesia Alexander fights Darius. Darius with a larger army, still Alexander won with Darius fleeding as he takes his wife and children
Attempted Peace Treaty Darius attempts to get his family back offering half of his kingdom, still, Alexander contradicts this and encourages more fighting.
Final Battle with Persia The battle between Persians and Macedonians, once again Darius saw he couldn't win. This leaves Darius fleeing once more this time to his death.
Alexander becomes the King of Persia
Alexander conquered Egypt
(no date is given) After conquering the Persian Empire Alexader headed east taking more land he continued all the way to Indus Vally in India
Alexander the Great dies from what may have been a sickness or poisoned, at age 32, on his way back home he passed in babylon
After Alexander's death his empire was slpit into 3, Antigonus - Macedonia and Greece. Ptolemy - Egypt. Seleucus - The land that was the Persian Empire.
These events started a new era of Greek influence known as the Hellenistic Era.
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