Alexander the Great
by Jacob Abbott
Publisher: Harper & Brothers 1902
Alexander the Great was a Greek king of Macedon who created one of the largest empires in ancient history. Although his reign and empire were short-lived, the cultural impact of his conquests lasted for centuries. Alexander is is remembered for his tactical ability, his conquests, and for spreading Greek civilization into the East.
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