Alexander the Great
Study Questions and Essay Topics
Discuss Alexander's attitude toward the Persians.
How did Alexander deal with enemies and potential opponents?
Discuss the nature of Alexander's relationship with the Hellenic League.
What were Alexander's strengths as a military leader?
What were Alexander's strengths as a politician?
What did Alexander learn from Aristotle?
How did Philip and Olympias individually influence Alexander's development?
Describe the legacy of Alexander's influence on world history.
Why was Alexander anxious about his succession?
Was Alexander inconsistent in his treatment of conquered cities? If so or if not, how and why?
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