Alexander the great

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In History
  • -356 BCE

    Alexander the great is born

    Alexander the great is born
    the son of king Philip II in Macedonia
  • -343 BCE

    Alexanders tutor

    Alexanders tutor
    his tutor was philosopher Aristotle. Aristotle thought Alexander the great philosophy , geography, Greek poetry, and science investigation.
  • -340 BCE

    Alexander the great join the army

    Alexander the great join the army
    at the age 16 he fished with his study and was joined to his fathers army.
  • -338 BCE

    The Macedonias meet the Athenians and Thebans in battle of Chaeronea

    The Macedonias meet the Athenians and Thebans in battle of Chaeronea
    his father was attack against the Athenians. It was Alexanders first taste of a battle.
  • -336 BCE

    Alexander became king of Mecedonia

    Alexander became king of Mecedonia
    he became king at the age of 20. King Philip celebrated an upcoming attack against Persia.
  • -335 BCE

    Thracians and Illyrians rise up in the rebellion

    It insipired the Greek city-state of Thebes to rebel. Alexander quickly besieges the city abd razes it to the ground. They are executed or sold into slavery showing that Alexander is just as power full as his father.
  • -334 BCE

    Alexander lead the macedonian army

    Alexander lead the Macedonian army against the Persians at the Granicus river. The Persians retreat and Alexander's army moves across the southern coast of Asia toward Gordium.
  • -334 BCE

    Alexander borrows money

    he borrows money to supply his troops for one hole month and departs for Asia
  • -333 BCE

    Alexanders Winter

    Alexander spent his winter at Gordium. Which held together the yoke and pole of a wagon once belonged to kind Midas. He tempted to untie the knot, to unbind it, he slices it in half with a stroke of his own sword.
  • -331 BCE

    City of Alexandria

    that meant to be hub of Greek commerce and culture. this city was just one of many cities named after himself during his conquests
  • -331 BCE

    Alexander moves

    He moved from one major Persian city to the next, conquering Babylon, taking treasure to distribute among men. Alexander incorporates Persian officials into his administration and adopts Persian customs in order to hold his empire together.
  • -328 BCE

    Alexander's mistake

    When Alexanders was suffering from the tensions of warfare and command, he became drunk at a banquet.Alexander and Cleitus get into an argument at Alexander ends up stabing him with a spear. After Cleitus saved his life at the battle of Granicus. After Cleitus died Alexander's officers begin fearing of him.
  • -327 BCE

    Alexander gets married again

    after conquering eastern Iran and capturing Prince Oxyartes. Alexander marries Roxane the prince's daughter. That meant that political alliance, and it serves as an insult to Barsine, Alexander's Persian mistress.
  • -326 BCE

    Alexander and his troops cross the Hindu Kush

    Hoping to add even more territory to his empire, he gathered troops to cross the Hindu Kush into northern India. After figuring out how to attack Porus' was elephants defeat the kind Porus. Alexanders troops refused to go any farther and he is forced to return to Babylon.
  • -323 BCE

    Alexander the Great died

    Alexander falls ill, with a sudden fever and dies at the age of 32