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By Debra Skelton

From the age of 20 until eventually his loss of life at 32, Alexander the nice and his armies from Greece swept throughout an unlimited area that integrated Persia, Asia Minor, Syria, and Egypt. This name appears to be like at what made Alexander an excellent army tactician and a charismatic chief. It additionally explores what the japanese global discovered via touch with Alexander.

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He was arrested and some historians believe he was then put to death. Others believe that because he was Greek, the Macedonians could not legally try him. They think he was imprisoned and died of a disease some months after his arrest. , many of Alexander’s soldiers were beginning to turn against him. The deaths of Philotas and Parmenion, the appointment of Persians to high offices, the issue of proskynesis, Alexander’s marriage to a Bactrian princess, and the arrest of Callisthenes had all contributed to the general dissatisfaction.

They think he was imprisoned and died of a disease some months after his arrest. , many of Alexander’s soldiers were beginning to turn against him. The deaths of Philotas and Parmenion, the appointment of Persians to high offices, the issue of proskynesis, Alexander’s marriage to a Bactrian princess, and the arrest of Callisthenes had all contributed to the general dissatisfaction. Many soldiers assumed the expedition was over and the war won. They were ready to go home. But Alexander had other plans.

The troops were left to make a death-defying trek was the result of an unforwest across the desolate Makran Desert and up into the Gedrosian tunate series of events and Desert. From Pasni it took days by camel train to reach the scorched that Alexander’s legendary seaside enclave of Gwadar, where Alexander dug wells. luck finally failed him. Today the westward trip might take three days at least, in a The march was a dislandscape still reminiscent of a barren world on another planet. aster because the fleet failed There is no fresh water to be found between the two towns.

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