Alexander the Great: The Greatest Ruler of the Ancient World by Andrew Langley

By Andrew Langley

An excellent new sequence of well-told, superbly illustrated biographies, for kids elderly 6-9 years, that includes nice leaders, heroes, pioneers, inventors and scientists from the prior. each one biography tells an exhilarating tale a few actual individual, that may be learn both on my own or by way of a mother or father or instructor. the vibrant paintings will stimulate the mind's eye and linger within the reminiscence. The biographies hyperlink in with nationwide Curriculum KS1 and KS2, heritage, English, technological know-how and different topics. youngsters love an outstanding tale. What greater technique to introduce them to the giants of our previous than via those pleasant books?

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Soon afterward, he was dead. 31 Alexander was just 32 years old when he died. He is remembered as a heroic leader and the greatest general in history. But he also changed the world. By his conquests, he brought East and West together for the very first time.

Soon afterward, he was dead. 31 Alexander was just 32 years old when he died. He is remembered as a heroic leader and the greatest general in history. But he also changed the world. By his conquests, he brought East and West together for the very first time.

And besides, the emperor himself was marrying a Persian princess as his second wife. This was his way of uniting Greece and Persia. 29 30 A s Alexander grew more powerful, his dreams became grander and wilder. He began to believe that he was a god. He ordered everyone to bow down before him. But at the same time, he grew sadder and more bad-tempered. When his dear friend Hephaestion died, Alexander wept for many days. , Alexander fell ill. His many war wounds had left him weak, and his doctors knew that he was dying.

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