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What changes did Alexander the Great make?

Alexander the Great’s legacy is both far reaching and profound. First, his father was able to unite the Greek city-states, and Alexander destroyed the Persian Empire forever. More importantly, Alexander’s conquests spread Greek culture, also known as Hellenism, across his empire.

Why did Alexander the Great want to conquer the world?

He first wanted to win Persia because there was a clear animosity between Persia and Greece since Persians have enslaved several Greek zones in the past. Therefore, it was more of a revenge in his mind when he started. Alexander was impressed with the different cultures he encountered while on his way to Greece.

How did Alexander the Great Change Greek culture?

Alexander spread Greek culture throughout the Persian Empire, including parts of Asia and Africa. Alexander respected the local cultures he conquered, and allowed their customs to continue. Alexander himself embraced local customs, wearing Persian clothes and marrying Persian women.

What are two main accomplishments of Alexander the Great?

What were his accomplishments?

  • He was 20 when his father died and he inherited macedonia.
  • He expanded Macedonian territory.
  • He founded a city in Egypt and named it after himself (Alexandria)
  • He eventually conquered half of what was known of the world at the time.
  • He conquered a city in India and named it after his horse.
  • He was never defeated in battle.

What if Alexander the Great had lived?

If he escaped death in 323 BC, he might still have died shortly afterwards. If Alexander the Great had not died in Babylon in 323 BC and had lived long enough to ensure a stable transition of power to his son, there is at least a chance that a long-lasting Alexandrian Empire could have been established.

Did China know about Alexander the Great?

He states that there is no trace evidence of knowledge of China among the records of Alexander’s Greeks, nor is there any trace evidence of knowledge of Alexander or the political situation of the “West” in China at the time. Essentially, the two societies did not truly recognize each other at the time.

What if Alexander went west?

If Alexander had gone west, he wouldn’t have gone so far. Initially the expedition against Persia was supposed to be a Panhellenic effort to punish the Persians for their attempt to conquer Greece. Also it would be really hard to conquer Carthage as he didn’t have such a formidable navy.

Could Alexander have conquered Rome?

Sure he could have, but he would not have bothered. Alexander lived 2 or 3 CENTURIES before the real rise of Rome. Rome was still a fairly smallish town republic whose geopolitical ecosystem was very much limited to actual Italy. The Roman empire succeeded Alexander’s empire, they were not coexistent.

Why didnt Alexander conquer Rome?

Originally Answered: Why didn’t alexander the great invade Rome? The short answer is that he ran out of time. At the time of Alexander (roughly between 336 and 323 BCE) Rome was a fairly small city state on the edge of the civilized world.

What if Alexander conquered Arabia?

But if Alexander did go to Arabia (as he went to Palestine/Judah as it was part of the Fertile Cresent), he might have left a detachment there and it would’ve been considered a small part of one of the empires that fell to his commanders — after he died young and his infant son was killed.

Could Macedon have defeated Rome?

The Empire built by Alexander broke up immediately after his death. Rome even had trouble beating the Macedonia it conquered so Alexander’s Macedonia would of crushed Rome. The reason why they couldn’t beat Rome was because they were no longer the power they once were.

How did Greece lose to Rome?

The Greek peninsula fell to the Roman Republic during the Battle of Corinth (146 BC), when Macedonia became a Roman province. Meanwhile, southern Greece also came under Roman hegemony, but some key Greek poleis remained partly autonomous and avoided direct Roman taxation.

Did Greece and Rome ever fight?

The two powers actually fought three wars, from 217 to 205 BC, 200 to 197 BC and 171 to 168 BC; the second was of most consequence. A short but brutal affair, it was also the conflict that saw Rome’s authority stamped on Greece, and is the one upon which we will focus.

Did Rome ever lose a war?

The Roman Empire of the 1st century AD is renowned as one of the most deadly and successful fighting forces in history. But even the greats sometimes suffer defeats, and in 9 AD, in the forests of Germany, the Roman army lost a tenth of its men in a single disaster.

Who was stronger Spartans or Romans?

In a 1-on-1 situation the spartan would easily defeat the roman. Armor – Roman’s is better, carried some revolutionary plate armor. Weapon – Spartan’s is better. While roman had a short little puny sword, the spartans had a long spear.

Are Spartans and Romans the same?

Rome and Sparta were both highly militarized societies, but the Spartan state was far more stratified and totalitarian. Rome and Sparta were both highly militarized societies, but the Spartan state was far more stratified and totalitarian. In Sparta the state exercised complete control over the lives of all classes.

How heavy is a Spartan shield?

about 30 pounds

Did Vikings fight Spartans?

Vikings have fought in few Naval battles but likely not as many as the Spartans or as effectively. Vikings can shoot at the Spartans since Spartans don’t believe in long range warfare, but that won’t work out too well in the end. Round 2: Vikings were excellent fighters, much like Spartans.