ALEXANDER THE GREAT, DREAMS AND CONQUESTS
An episode from the series SECRETS OF HISTORY - PORTRAITS
Crowned king at the age of 20, a student of Aristotle, Alexander the Great remains one of the most famous figures of antiquity.
He consolidated the hold of his father, Philip II of Macedonia, over Greece. Thanks to the modernization of his army, he went from victory to victory, seized Asia, was named Pharaoh and ruled over territories from the Nile to Babylon. Even the vast Persian empire could not resist him.