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Unformatted text preview: o Willing to adapt to the new cultures that he finds instead of just conquering them o Military Genius o Loyal to his troops – they’re loyal to him in return o Aggressive o Willing to Innovate – not bound by tradition o Conquers all of Persia and then some-Suddenly dies of illness-20 years of warfare between his generals who are all vying for power-Legacy: Greece and the Near East (formerly two completely different worlds) had been brought into closer contact than ever before-Sets the stage for the Hellenistic Period Thesis: The conquests and career of Alexander the Great connected the two foreign worlds of Greece and the Near East, and allowed for the rise of future empires – such as Rome – as well as the beginning of the Hellenistic Period....
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course HIST 1201 taught by Professor Howardeisenstatt during the Fall '07 term at Seton Hall.
- Fall '07