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Alexander the Great by  Jacob Abbott

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Alexander the Great
by Jacob Abbott
The thrilling story of one of the most remarkable figures in history. Recounts how Alexander ascended the Macedonian throne at the age of 20, overthrew his rival claimants, and then began preparations for the expedition against Persia. After defeating Darius, he proceeded to Egypt where he founded Alexandria, then turned back into Asia, where he subdued the most powerful nations, and in a span of eleven years conquered almost all of the known world. But, as his fortunes rose, his character deteriorated, and he died unexpectedly at the age of 33.  Ages 14-18
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This text was prepared by volunteers associated with Heritage-History, using as copytext, Alexander the Great, by Jacob Abbott, New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1902. Formatting was added to the text, proofreading was completed, and images were prepared by Lisa Ripperton.

This book was first published in 1849 by Harper & Brothers. Since this book was first published before 1923, it is in the public domain in the United States. By U.S. law, it entered the public domain 75 years after its first publication.

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