After the assassination of his father, the young king of Macedonia set out to conquer a massive empire. Against overwhelming odds, Alexander led his army to victories across the Persian territories of Asia Minor, Syria, and Egypt, finally reaching northwest India – all without suffering a single defeat. But he was not only a military genius, he also knew how to win people, who hailed him as savior and liberator from Persian rule. However, the many battles gradually changed Alexander’s personality.
Campaign Against Persia (3:36); Encroaching on the Persian Empire (3:08); Battle of Issos (3:18); Conquering Mediterranean Territory (2:28); Imperial Ambitions (2:46); Battle of Gaugamela (2:43); Conquering Persia (4:11); Hunt for Darius (3:23); Establishing Political Legitimacy (4:49); Drive to Conquer (2:38); Battle of the Hydaspes (4:43); Return to Babylon and Setbacks (1:58); Death and Legacy (1:59); Credits: Until the End of the World (0:33)
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