Alexander the Great, a Macedonian king, conquered the eastern Mediterranean, Egypt, the Middle East, and parts of Asia in a remarkably short period of time. His empire ushered in significant cultural changes in the lands he conquered and changed the course of the region’s history.
5 - 8
Ancient Civilizations, Geography, Human Geography, Social Studies
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Photograph by Kenneth Garrett, National Geographic
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May 20, 2022
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