Alexander The Great: 9 Facts on the Greatest Conqueror

Should Alexander the Great, the great conqueror of the 4th century B.C., really be called “the Great?” Here are nine reasons among many why he deserves this title.

Jun 26, 2020By Marian Vermeulen
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By Marian VermeulenMarian has been a devoted student of the ancient world since primary school. She received her BA in History and Philosophy from Hope College and has continued researching and writing on topics of ancient history from the Assyrian Empire to the Roman Empire and everything in between. She enjoys dabbling in historical fiction, but generally finds the actual true individuals of history and their stories more fascinating than any fictional invention. Her other passion is horses, and in her spare time she enjoys starting young horses under saddle and volunteer training for the local horse rescue.