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By Andrew Langley

ISBN-10: 1588242730

ISBN-13: 9781588242730

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But at the same time, he grew sadder and more bad-tempered. When his dear friend Hephaestion died, Alexander wept for many days. , Alexander fell ill. His many war wounds had left him weak, and his doctors knew that he was dying. His old army friends begged to see him one last time. As they filed past his bed, Alexander could no longer speak or move. Soon afterward, he was dead. 31 Alexander was just 32 years old when he died. He is remembered as a heroic leader and the greatest general in history.

31 Alexander was just 32 years old when he died. He is remembered as a heroic leader and the greatest general in history. But he also changed the world. By his conquests, he brought East and West together for the very first time.

28 A lexander was not just a great general and a brave fighter. He wanted all the people in his huge empire to live together in peace. So he did not give all the important jobs to Greeks. Many Persians were appointed as governors. When he got back to Persia, he invited 90 of his officers to a mass wedding. It took place in a huge tent, held up by pillars 33 feet (10 meters) high, covered in jewels and hung with gold curtains. Here, the officers were married to Persian brides. They had no choice—Alexander’s orders had to be obeyed!

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