Alex He conquered the world by his 18th birthday Shane He conquered his entire known world and continued onwards Alexander was the Philospher King.
He knew he was right and through his charismatic dominance he controlled, after all he firmly believed he was a direct descendent of Achilles. Arriving in Parmerio's tent in the city where he was stationed, he handed him a letter from Alexander and one marked as being from his son.
And on finding that the spirit of the law was being evaded by betrothal with immature girls and by frequent changes of wives, he shortened the duration of betrothals and set a limit on divorce.
Before he became a tragic poet, Aeschylus, who wrote a tragedy about the Persians, fought in the Persian War in the battles of Marathon, Salamis, and Plataea.
Philip II was assassinated in B. But he spared the rest of the offspring of Antony and Cleopatra, and afterwards maintained and reared them according to their several positions, as carefully as if they were his own kin. Make haste slowly. Concerned that other Greek states might intervene, Alexander made it look as though he was preparing to attack Illyria instead.
In reality Alexander more than an experienced leader was an extremely lucky and able heir to the throne. Alexander was quite mature for his age.
Philip was then named Hegemon often translated as "Supreme Commander" of this league known by modern scholars as the League of Corinthand announced his plans to attack the Persian Empire. When Porus mobilized his forces he found himself in a predicament, his cavalry was not nearly as experienced as Alexander's and, as such, he put his elephants, something the Macedonians had never faced in large numbers, up front.