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Three Great Life Lessons From Alexander the Great


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I am a big fan of history. I love reading and listening to books and documentaries of all kinds of history that ha spanned over the centuries. It is fascinating to see how past world leaders, inventors, athletes, armies, scientists, politicians, wars, etc.

One of the people who has always fascinated me was Alexander the Great. He was a supreme commander who, believe it or not, was actually tutored under the great philosopher, Aristotle! He wasn’t a big man…he was actually a short and stocky man who had two different color eyes…one brown and one blue. He also founded over 20 cities that bore his name…the greatest being the famous city of Alexandria in Egypt. At the peak of his reign, he ruled over 2007731 square miles of the world!!

So, it is no surprise that when I read the following story about Alexander the Great…

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1 thought on “Three Great Life Lessons From Alexander the Great”

  1. As a Greek I feel really proud for this. There is another story about Alexander too. When he and his troops were crossing a desert they run out of water. After a while everybody was thirsty and Alexander send somebody to seek water. He found water but it was enough for only one person. So he went to Alexander and gave it to him. Alexander asked “where is the rest of it” and the soldier replied ” there is no more” and Alexander kicked the bottle without drinking the water and said ” if my troops can’t drink I can’t either. I will be the last one to drink”. Great post

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