Asia Minor- · A peninsula in western Asia located between the Black and Mediterranean seas. Asia Minor was Alexander's first objective, though he eventually sought to conquer much more territory. City-state - · A city usually in Greece that possessed its own sovereignty, though it could be subject to a broader authority, as in the case of the Hellenic League. Great King- · The ruler of Persia. Hellenic League - · The league first established by Philip that united the Greek city-states. Hegemon- · Term for a leader, specifically of the Hellenic League. Satrap - · Term for a ruler of a province in Asia. People Antipater- A close adviser to Alexander from the beginning, who served as European Viceroy while Alexander was away on campaigns. Ideological differences ultimately arose between Antipater and Alexander, as Antipater disapproved of Alexander's treatment of Persia. It is likely that Alexander was planning to have Antipater assassinated, but died before he could follow through. Aristotle
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