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1. Alexander was born at Pella in Macedonia in late July of 356 BC. 2. His parents were Olympias and Philip II. 3. Alexander the Great was an epileptic 4. Alexander the Great studied philosophy with Aristotle. 5. He became king of Macedon when he was 20, because his father was murdered 6. Alexander the Great was embalmed in a coffin filled with honey. 7. United an area of over 22 million square miles Used Greeks, Macedonians, and Persians in his administrations in an attempt to unite east and west Saw no differentiation between Greeks and outsiders, all were brothers. Brought scientists on expeditions, gathered date about biology and geography He murdered his friends when he was drunk due to hid temper Had a period named after him known as Hellenistic, from Hellas the word for Greece. “ALEXANDER THE GREAT” http://1stmuse.com/frames/index.html A BRIEF H ISTORY OF OPIUM http://www.opioids.com/timeline/
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330 B.C. Alexander the Great introduces opium to the people of Persia and India
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This note was uploaded on 06/03/2010 for the course HIS 123 taught by Professor Mrjohn during the Spring '10 term at École Normale Supérieure.

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