Alexander of Macedon, 356-323 B.C.: A Historical Biography - Study Guide Chapter 9, pgs. 379-412 Summary & Analysis

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Alexander was not knowledgeable about India geography. At Massago, he massacred seven thousand people. Alexander divided his army, sending one part through the Khyber Pass with orders to take control of everything they encountered. The other part with Alexander would eliminate opposition in Bajour and Swat. Alexander's claim of being a godhead was being discussed.

Alexander was generous to Ambphi. He needed their help. All of the local kings would have been too strong for him to oppose at once. Alexander made his way through India. He had to ford the Jhelum River during the monsoon. Any bridges were already guarded by the enemy, led by Posus. Alexander tried to make them think that he was waiting until the end of the monsoon while other parts of this troops tried to make them think an attack was imminent. Eventually Porus began...

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