Alexander the Great Conquers Egypt By : Layan Suleiman 6C
Who is Alexander the Great? • He is a prince, the son of the king of Macedonia. • Born in Macedonia on 20/21 July 356 BCE. • Died in 323 BC. • He spoke Greek knew Greek history and he loved Greek culture so much when he isn’t Greek.
What countries did Alexander Conquer? • Egypt • Persia (Iran) • India • Greece
Why did Alexander the Great conquer Egypt? • When he won the battle for the city of Gordium (Turkey) and solved the Gordian Knot. A legend foretold that who ever solved the Gordian Knot would rule all Asia.
When did he conquer Egypt? • In 332 BC • Also called one of the cities Alexandria after him.
Where did he learn to Fight? • In Macedonia. • From his tutor Aristotle.
Bibliography • http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Which_all_countries_were_conquered_by_Alexander_the_great#ixzz1aeqAPZBa • http://greece.mrdonn.org/alexander.html • http://www.kidspast.com/world-history/0074-alexander-the-great.php • http://www.interesting.com/stories/alexander/ • http://www.kidspast.com/world-history/0077-etruscan-rulers.php