History Starting Points: Alexander the Great and the Ancient GreeksGuide to Ancient Greece
Born in Macedonia in 356 BCE, Alexander the Great is known as one of the greatest rulers of all time. He led his armies to success after success, building a mighty empire that stretched across three continents and covered over three million square kilometres, before dying tragically young at the age of just 33.
Suitable for readers aged 8+, each book in the?History Starting Points?series explores the life and times of a key historical figure, telling the story of the subject’s life using vital primary source material, such as what contemporary people wrote about them. Alongside this, each book builds up a vivid picture of the historical era in which the person lived, from Anglo-Saxon Britain to the civilisations of ancient Greece and Egypt. Included throughout are cross-curricular links to other key subject areas such as literacy, science or geography, and the text is supported by cartoons, myths and legends and fun craft projects to make.
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