Alexander the Great ...his first ever web site.

Alexander was born in 356 BC in Macedonia, the area around present day Thessaloniki in northern Greece. Though the Macedonians might have considered themselves part of the Greek cultural world, the other Greeks might have viewed them as half-barbarians. Alexander`s father, King Philip, was an energetic ruler who had started a systematic policy of expanding his kingdom. Philip`s main conquest was that of the Greek mainland, after his victory at Chaeronea in 338 BC. Alexander, still in his teens, commanded the Macedonian cavalry during this battle... [People in History] [Tools and Searches]