Essays Tagged: "Alexander"

Jews in Russia

ced the Jews to create strongercommunities and made them more united.In the beginning of the 1800s, Alexander I ruled Russia. He promised the Jewsthat they could become farmers, could live in two dist ... that they could become farmers, could live in two districts, and could buy unoccupiedland. Although Alexander was kind and helped the Jews, the tax they were forced to pay,stayed. before he died in 18 ...

(5 pages) 85 1 4.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Alexander the Great

Alexander the Great, was born in June, 356 BC, in Pella, the ancient capital of Macedonia. Hisparent ... p II and Olympia. Some say that Zeus was his father but it is probably just amyth. Aristotle taught Alexander in his early teen years. He stimulated his interest in science,medicine, and philosophy. I ... een years. He stimulated his interest in science,medicine, and philosophy. In the summer of 336 BC, Alexander's father was assassinated, andAlexander ascended to the Macedonian throne. He found himsel ...

(3 pages) 193 1 3.6 Mar/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Roots of Russian Revolution

various organizations.For the first few decades of the 1800's, Russia's outlook was brighter under Alexander I, who was relatively liberal. He became more reactionary however, and following his death ... ich and the poorer continued to widen. Over five hundred peasant revoltstook place during his reign.Alexander II, who took the throne in 1855 tried to avert revolt by attempting reform. In 1861 he fre ...

(3 pages) 185 0 3.2 Mar/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Alexander the Great

Alexander IIIAccording to Plutarch, Alexander was born on the sixth of Hecatombaeon (July) inthe yea ... orn the temple of Artemis burnt down, signifying his future glory. Notmuch is known of the youth of Alexander. It is known that he was taught by Aristotle andhad a love of the Greek epic poems. One fa ... andhad a love of the Greek epic poems. One famous story from his youth is told in Plutarch'slife of Alexander. Philonius the Thessalian brought the horse Bucephalus to Philipoffering to sell him for t ...

(5 pages) 85 0 4.7 Oct/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

[English] Book Review/Contrast of Keegan's MASK of COMMAND. 5 Parter (Total of 21 pp with bib and citations) PART 2, Discussed Chap on Alex the Great

perational Command Is Something That Anyone Can Do--an in-depth study of The Mask of CommandPART 2: Alexander the Great* * * "Alexander the Great, his name struck fear into hearts of man." -Iron Maide ... egan's first individual critique outlines his embodiment of what traits create a hero--and he chose Alexander the Great (of Macedonian fame) to personify the word 'hero,' ultimately using this criteri ...

(3 pages) 116 0 3.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Alexander the Great.

ALEXANDER THE GREATAlexander the Great was seen as a genius and the greatest conqueror of the classi ... ocus on his background, cultural contributions, social conflicts, and the claim that he is a genius.Alexander was born in 356 B.C.E., the son of Phillip II and Olympias of Macedon. He was crowned Prin ... d him in rhetoric and literature that stimulated his interest in science, medicine, and philosophy. Alexander was first married to Roxanne in 327 B.C.E. and second to Barsine in 324 B.C.E., he bore no ...

(2 pages) 64 1 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Alexander The Great.

Alexander the Great was the king of Macedonia, conqueror of the Persian Empire, andone of the greate ... of the Persian Empire, andone of the greatest military geniuses of all times. Even at an early age, Alexander had thepromise to become a great leader. Through all his victories and conquests, he has b ... h all his victories and conquests, he has becomea great hero and has had a large impact on history. Alexander, born in 356 BC in Pella,the ancient capital of Macedonia, was the son of Philip II, king ...

(3 pages) 205 5 4.1 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Alexander the Great

In October 356 BC, Alexander the Great was born to a power-hungry father, King Philip of Macedon, and a passionate and ... ther, King Philip of Macedon, and a passionate and beautiful mother, Princess Olympias from Epirus. Alexander's rare and unique personality incorporated the blazing fire of his mother, the incomparabl ... . This unbeatable combination resulted in a desire not met by any other man to ever walk the earth: Alexander was determined to conquer the world. Not only did he aspire to it - he very nearly accompl ...

(2 pages) 44 1 4.6 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Alexander The Great

Alexander the Great was a man with no equal in History. He was one of the most important forces know ... the Great was a man with no equal in History. He was one of the most important forces known to man. Alexander the Great then crossed the Hellespoint, which is now called the Dardanelles and, as head o ... that his father had been planning. The march he had begun was to be one of the greatest in history. Alexander was one of the biggest influenced on people of all time and one of the most powerful perso ...

(6 pages) 33 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Alexander the Great

to become the greatest leader of all time would be Alexandria IIIPhilippi Macedonia. Also known as, Alexander the Great. Alexander the Great,(356-323BC), king of Macedonia, was born in Pella and was t ... 23BC), king of Macedonia, was born in Pella and was the son of Philip II andOlympias. Aristotle was Alexander's teacher and helped make him a man of science, artand philosophy with made Alexander dist ...

(4 pages) 38 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Alexander the Great?

Alexander the Great? Greatness is a term that can be used in an array of different contexts. ... ut no where in the Merriam-Webster did I see anything about "goodness." That said lets look at what Alexander of Macedon achieved in his short life then decide if his achievements were remarkable in m ... ame has been remembered through centuries while how many others who ruled in Greece have not. To me Alexander of Macedon was indeed "great." His remarkable achievements speak for themselves. Some will ...

(1 pages) 350 0 2.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Was the Russian government policy towards the peasants and the workers in Russia from 1801-1905 a major cause for the outbreak of revolution in 1905?

A brilliant civil servant in the reign of Alexander I, Speransky, pointed out that there were only two estates in Russia: the slaves of the So ... the degree of carrying out this emancipation policy was quite different from Tsar to Tsar.In 1801, Alexander I came to the throne. In this early years of Czardom, he was influenced by Speransky and t ... of the serfs. The sale of serfs without land, except in Estonia, Courland and Lavonia was forbidden.Alexander I's emancipation policy was genuine. However, as H.L. Ellison had said, "The will to trans ...

(7 pages) 31 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Alexander the Great

en talking about a leader, is someone who can expand an empire and command respect from his people. Alexander the Great does deserve to be called great because he fits this description. He also beat t ... the Persian Empire, improved the economy, and was respected because he was a good military leader. Alexander is a role model that leaders still look up to today.One of the biggest reasons why Alexand ...

(2 pages) 23 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Alexander the Great

Alexander III of Macedon, better known as Alexander the Great, single-handedly changed the entire na ... ears.Born in the northern Greek kingdom of Macedonia in 356 BC, to Philip II and his wife Olympias, Alexander was educated by the philosopher Aristotle. Following his father's assassination in 336 BC, ... 25.Over the next eight years, in his capacity as king, commander, politician, scholar and explorer, Alexander led his army a further 11,000 miles, founding over 70 cities and creating an empire that s ...

(2 pages) 16 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Alexander the Great

Alexander the Great was born in Pella, the ancient capital of Macedonia, a kingdom north of Hellas ( ... f Macedonia, and of Olympias. Olympias was the princess of Epirus. At the age of 13, Aristotle gave Alexander a thorough training in rhetoric and literature and stimulated his interest in science, med ... aining in rhetoric and literature and stimulated his interest in science, medicine, and philosophy. Alexander was handsome and had the physique of an athlete. He excelled in hunting and loved riding h ...

(10 pages) 51 0 4.5 Mar/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Alexander I as Tsar of Russia Notes

Alexander I1801 – 1825Alexander I was the grandson of Catherine the Great. She intended to have ... I was the grandson of Catherine the Great. She intended to have Alexander succeed her reign however Alexander’s father took the throne as Paul I. In late 1801, a group of powerful nobles assassin ... hrone as Paul I. In late 1801, a group of powerful nobles assassinated him (strangled) resulting in Alexander Itaking the throne.The ChallengeWhen Alexander I began Tsar, Russia was facing serious pro ...

(3 pages) 512 0 3.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Lenin

thy person in terms money. Lenin's older brother was convicted of being part of a plot to kill Czar Alexander I and was sentenced to death; he was only 17 years old. This act of killing his brother ad ...

(2 pages) 12 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Metternich Versus Liberalism

ernich, Austrian foreign minister. (1773-1859) I had a nightmare last night. In it, myself and Csar Alexander I, were confronted by a three-headed monster. I asked this detestable creature what it cal ... e." "Free from what?" I inquired."I want to be free from you, of course," it said gesturing towards Alexander and myself."Oh I get it," I said realizing what Ism now stood for. "Can't you see what you ...

(3 pages) 773 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Alexander- Ambitious Ruler

Alexander- Ambitious Ruler Alexander the Great contributed significantly towards the spread ... on of the Hellenistic culture. After King Philip II was stabbed to death at his daughter's wedding, Alexander took over his power. Through his various victories and accomplishments, Alexander proved t ... ok substantial measures to expand his empire. Establishing himself as a fierce and ruthless leader, Alexander first conquered Persia, and then Egypt and later extended his empire to the Indus River in ...

(1 pages) 11 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Alexander The Great

HISTORY REPORT #1 My report is on Alexander III(354-323 B.C.E) of Macedon. My source for report is an article from January, 1968 editi ... e from January, 1968 edition of the National Geographic. The article is titled ?In the Footsteps of Alexander the Great?. It discusses entire journey through Asia and Egypt conquering every country th ... ia, Mesopotamia, and Asia Minor. At the age of twenty-four he was king of more than three countries.Alexander the Great became king of Macedon in 336 B.C.E. ascending his father?s throne. Since his fa ...

(1 pages) 10 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History