Alexander the Great (356-323BC)

1. What event took place that lead Alexander to believe he was the son of Zeus?

  • Alexander spoke to Zeus
  • Everyone thought so because he always spoke of Zeus being his father
  • during Olympias's pregnancy, a strike of lightning (supposedly Zeus) struck her in the womb without harm
  • olympia had a connection with zeus
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2. Did Alexander conquer Bactria?

  • yes
  • no

3. Who had more influence over Alexander? Mom or Dad?

  • Philip II (father)
  • Olympia (mother)

4. Was Alexanders mother Supersticious?

  • Yes
  • No

5. How did Philip II (Alexanders father) die?

  • he commited suicide
  • he was impaled
  • he was shot


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