The True Story of Alexander the Great
The True Story of Alexander the Great is a History Channel documentary hosted by Peter Woodward, examining the life and career of Alexander the Great. Alexander the Great was born in in Pella in 356 BC, Alexander was tutored by Aristotle until the age of 16. Alexander succeeded his father, Philip II of Macedon, to the throne in 336 BC after Philip was assassinated. In 334 BC, he invaded Persian-ruled Asia Minor and began a series of campaigns that lasted ten years. During the next 12 years, he led 40,000 troops more than 20,000 miles, defeating the most powerful ruler on Earth, King Darius of Persia, and conquering all of Asia. He died of a battle wound at the age of 32, but his legendary conquests have been celebrated and studied for more than 2000 years. Today, we know him as Alexander the Great.
|The True Story of Alexander the Great|
|Alexander the Great - wikipedia
Alexander III of Macedon (356 - 323 BC), commonly known as Alexander the Great, was a king of Macedon, a state in northern ancient Greece.
|Alexander the Great - Resources
There are five major and several minor ancient sources about the campaigns and history of Alexander the Great. We are building a source database from these.
|In the Footsteps of Alexander the Great
This is a four-part BBC documentary series written and presented by Michael Wood, retracing the journey of Alexander the Great across sixteen countries.
|Greece: Age of Alexander - Engineering an Empire
This tells the story of expansion of the Greek Empire when it was ruled by Alexander the Great; Alexander the Great employed the latest technology to conquer civilizations.
|The Life of Alexander the Great
Author: John Williams, 1792-1858; Henry Ketcham, ed. Subject: Alexander the Great (356 - 323 BC). Publisher: New York: A. L. Burt. Book contributor: Brigham Young University-Idaho, David O. McKay Library.
|The Story of Alexander's Empire
Author: John Pentland Mahaffy, 1839-1919; Arthur Gilman. Subject: Alexander the Great (356 - 323 BC). Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York. Book contributor: Robarts - University of Toronto.
|The Life and Exploits of Alexander the Great
Author: E. A. Wallis Budge, 1857-1934. Subject: Alexander the Great (356 - 323 BC). Publisher: C. J. Clay and Sons, London. Book contributor: Cornell University Library.
|History of Alexander the Great
Author: Jacob Abbott, 1803-1879. Subject: Alexander the Great (356 - 323 BC). Publisher: New York, Harper & brothers. Book contributor: Information and Library Science Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
|The Story of Alexander
Author: Robert Steele, 1860-1944. Subject: Alexander the Great (356 - 323 BC). Publisher: London : D. Nutt. Book contributor: University of California Libraries.