This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Alexander the Great - This person is the main subject of the book, born on July 20, 356 B.C., taking the kingship of Macedonia at twenty, and going on to build an army to conquer much of the known world.
Darius - This person is the leader of the Persian army that flees two key battles, in Issus and Gaugamela, before being betrayed by his own governors, the satraps.
Philip of Macedonia - This person is the parent of the book's main subject that is credited with bringing the Greek city-states together...
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