Essays Tagged: "Alexander III"

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

Q - Does Alexander the Great deserve to be called 'the Great'?

The greatness of Alexander III, as he was originally, has been disputed in the past. His legend has survived for thou ... d; remarkable in ability or character; competent; or above what is normal, with implied admiration. Alexander, son of Philip, the king of the Macedonians, was more than most men. His achievements were ... plishments were grand, momentous and distinguished, having huge impact on the history of the world. Alexander's ability was well and truly remarkable, and his overall life was incredible. He truly fit ...

(6 pages) 88 0 3.3 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

A brief biography dating the major events in the life of Alexander the Great.

Alexander the Great is, arguably, the most famous secular figure in history. His magnetism in life w ... vastly different interpretations in his age and ours. Young romantic hero or megalomaniac villain? Alexander III of Macedon conquered all who stood before him, but usually in order to free the lower ... you most of his feats and battles, as well as the vast quantity of folklore that surrounds his life.Alexander, was born on or around July 20, 356 BCE, in Pella. The exact date may have been created af ...

(4 pages) 48 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Monarchs, Alexander the Great and Charles the Great.

Monarchs have been pivotal factors in shaping the future directions and potential of their nations. Alexander the Great and Charles the Great were monarchs who through their leadership changed history ... and Charles the Great were monarchs who through their leadership changed history in a positive way.Alexander III was born in 356 BC, son of the king of Macedon, Philip II and Olympias, a princess fro ...

(7 pages) 43 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Speech about the Romanov Dynasty

as Ivan's 16 year old nephew. He was the founder of the Romanov Dynasty, which lasted for 205 years.Alexander II, who freed the Russian serfs and was known as "the Tsar Liberator", was the great-grand ... r", was the great-grandfather of Anastasia Nicholaevna Romanov, and the grandfather of Nicholas II. Alexander II's son, Alexander III, who took over after his father died, believed in autocracy and op ...

(3 pages) 29 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Why did Tsarist system survive the 1905 revolution in Russia but not the one in March 1917?

lded absolute power; but his government was inefficient and corrupt. Though we had 'Tsar Liberator' Alexander III, reforms were nil, unsuccessful and reversed by succeeding Czars. At a time where othe ... perstitious folk. Though he was oppressive, the people weren't scared of him as they were scared of Alexander III. He wrote to his wife in English, not Russian. He just didn't connect to the typical C ...

(6 pages) 62 0 3.8 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

LENIN

brother, Aleksander I. Ulyanov, was executed (1887) for his participation in a plot on the life of Alexander III. Lenin's law studies at the Univ. of Kazan were interrupted when he was banished for r ...

(3 pages) 35 0 1.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Why was it difficult to govern russsia?

ntil 1917, Nicholas II was the Tsar and autocrat of all the Russias and he had succeeded his father Alexander III who had died while still relatively young (49 years old). Alexander's father, Alexande ... ions of the Russian population was growing resentment. This concluded in his brutal murder. Neither Alexander III nor Nicholas II were interested in reform and indeed they tried to restore the mediaev ...

(4 pages) 20 0 0.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Alexander the Great Biography

Alexander the GreatBorn Late July 356 BC in Pella, MacedoniaDied June,10 323 BC in The Palace of Nab ... niaDied June,10 323 BC in The Palace of Nabukodonossor, BabylonAlexandros III Philippou Makedonon, (Alexander the Great, Alexander III of Macedon), King of Macedonia, was born in July 356 BC in Pella, ... at Olympias was pregnant, and that the child would have the character of a lion.Even as a young boy Alexander was fearless and strong. At the age of twelve, he tamed the beautiful and spirited Bucepha ...

(10 pages) 42 0 5.0 Mar/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

Why was there a revolution in Russia in February 1917?

around him, his inability to become a good Tsar was revealed, which induced the Revolution in 1917. Alexander III, the father of Nicholas II , did not give him enough training in state's affairs, and ... ecame, though charming, an ineffective and easily influenced ruler when a premature death fallen on Alexander III in 1894. Because of his incompetence, he often needed to rely on the people around him ...

(5 pages) 37 0 1.0 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Alexander III

IntroductionAlexander III, more commonly known as Alexander the Great, was one of the greatest military leaders ... k nation. The exact date of his birth is uncertain, but was probably either July 20 or 26, 356 B.C. Alexander was considered a child from his birth until 341 B.C. His princehood lasted from 340 to 336 ... cehood lasted from 340 to 336 B.C. In 336 B.C. Philip II, his father, was assassinated, thus making Alexander king. Alexander became a military leader in 335, and remained one until his death in 323 B ...

(70 pages) 68 1 4.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Canon Law

hat it was consent which made the marriage valid. This debate was resolved during the reign of pope Alexander III: from this time onwards, the authoritative teaching in the church was that consent mak ...

(17 pages) 13 0 0.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Alexander III

Alexander III was born in St. Petersburg, Russia on February 26, 1845. He was the son of Alexander I ... 5. He was the son of Alexander II. His brother was Nicholas Alexandrovich. He was the second son of Alexander II. This will prove to be inconsequential later on his life.His elder brother Nicholas was ... heir to the throne. His father died by the "hands of the People's Will." This officially made Alexander III the Emperor of Russia on March 1, 1881. He was crowned on March 15, 1881 at the Dormat ...

(3 pages) 18 0 5.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Czar Nicholas II of Russia

ique upbringing and early years influenced his reign.Nicholas was born on May 19, 1868 to Arch Duke Alexander III and his wife, Marie Fyodorovna, a Danish princess, as grandson of the Tsar of Russia, ... den tubs . While they had many servants to wait upon them, it wasn't a servant-master relationship. Alexander, who always liked peasants because of their simple ways (he was a simple man) encouraged h ...

(12 pages) 50 1 4.6 Sep/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > World 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

Hamlet 3

nd dukes of Leinster in Ireland,(McNie,1983). Supposedly he was driven from Ireland to the Court of Alexander III, of Scotland.(McNie,1988). There he distinguished himself in the battle of Largs one y ... family name was MacKenzie which means son of Kenneth. The first chief of the MacKenzies was Alexander MacKenzie who held the lands of Kintail,(McNie,1998). His relative William the Earl of Ros ...

(5 pages) 538 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth

Czar Nicholas

e than just a movie and his own death. When Nicholas became czar of Russia after his father, Alexander III, he was totally unprepared, but graciously accepted the calling but for some odd reaso ...

(2 pages) 640 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Czar Nicholas

e than just a movie and his own death. When Nicholas became czar of Russia after his father, Alexander III, he was totally unprepared, but graciously accepted the calling but for some odd reaso ...

(2 pages) 475 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Genius Paper-Alexander The Great

140, a strong natural talent, aptitude, or inclination or one who has such a talent or inclination. Alexander III of Macedon, more commonly known as Alexander the Great, is to many historians, a geniu ... enius for his statesmanship and his military might. In this paper I will further illustrate some of Alexander’s cultural and social achievements, providing a clearer illustration for the reasons ...

(5 pages) 39 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays