You have learned about Alexander the Great's conquests, which began at an early age. Alexander had goals beyond just acquiring an empire. He also aspired to create a culture that combined the best of two great civilizations-Persian and Greek. What prepared Alexander to become both a great military and cultural leader?
Destination Title: Alexander the Great: The Early Years Web site
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Start at the Alexander the Great: The Early Years Web site.
- Scroll down the Web page, reading and analyzing the information about Alexander's youth.
- Answer the following questions.