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Augustus and Alexander

Summary: Compares the careers of ancient warriors Augustus Caesar and Alexander the Great. Examines each man's influence, leadership style and military career.
Alexander the Great and Augustus Caesar have proven to be two of the worlds best leaders. These men were brilliant and a great influence on their people, bringing great wealth and prosperity to their nation as well as expanding their empires. Alexander and Augustus each came to power at a very young age and ruled in a totalitarian manner, with their main weapon being their military. However, even though they had similarities, each was very different. The following will prove my thesis.

After the death of Prince Philip of Macedon, Alexander, then twenty years old, inherited the sole authority and command of his Macedonia. Alexander was well built and strong with a love for hunting and combat and was "as quick to kill a man as an animal." Alexander was as passionate about winning battles as the glory that accompanied it thus, it comes as no surprise...

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