In fact,Alexander the Great was a king of the ancient Greek kingdom of Macedon. He is best famous for his military conquests. Which spread Greek culture and civilization throughout the Middle East and parts of Asia.

In 332 BCE, Alexander invaded Egypt with his army. Who saw him as a potential ally against his rival, the Persian Empire. Alexander spent the next few years in Egypt, where he oversaw the construction of several major buildings. Including a new city called Alexandria-by-the-Sea.

Alexander also played an important role in the religious life of Egypt. He also patronized the building of several temples, including the Temple of Isis at Philae.


Pausanius assassinates Philip II, Alexander’s father, during his procession into the theatre
The emblema of the Stag Hunt Mosiac, c. 300 BC, from Pella; the figure on the right is possibly Alexander the Great due to the date of the mosaic along with the depicted upsweep of his centrally-parted hair (anastole); the figure on the left wielding a double-edged axe (associated with Hephaistos) is perhaps Hephaestion, one of Alexander’s loyal companions.

In fact,after his death in 323 BCE, Alexander’s empire was divided among his generals. Including Ptolemy I, who became the ruler of Egypt. Ptolemy I established the Ptolemaic dynasty. Which ruled Egypt for several centuries and played a significant role in the development of Greek culture in the region.

In fact, Alexander the Great is one of the greatest military leaders in history and his legacy continues to be celebrated and studied by scholars and enthusiasts around the world.