Alexander of Macedon, 356-323 B.C.: A Historical Biography - Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

Peter Green
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It is not known exactly what Alexander's plans were when he attacked Persia. Alexander appointed his own officials after winning the battle of Granicus. He gained control over the revenues from the province. He also acquired Ionia, Lydia and the Aeolid that way. All of these cities were made to join the Hellenic League.

Alexander established his base in Ephesus. He had the city of New Smyrna built. Alexander then approached Miletus. He refused their offer of the use of the city and laid siege to it, and eventually entered the city. The Macedonians did not repeat the massacre at Thebes.

In Allinda, Alexander made a deal with the exiled queen Ada where he was named her successor in exchange for his support in helping her regain her position. This was a strategy he followed in other places, and as a result, many cities welcomed...

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