1. Alexander the Great features prominently in modern Greek folklore, more so than any other ancient figure.
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17. Alexander the Great founded a series of new cities, all called Alexandria, including modern Kandahar in Afghanistan, and Alexandria Eschate in modern Tajikistan.
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30. Alexander the Great fled Macedon with his mother, dropping her off with her brother, King Alexander I of Epirus in Dodona, capital of the Molossians.
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34. Alexander the Great became legendary as a classical hero in the mold of Achilles, and he features prominently in the history and mythic traditions of both Greek and non-Greek cultures.
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35. Alexander the Great founded some twenty cities that bore his name, most notably Alexandria in Egypt.
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38. Alexander the Great was awarded the generalship of Greece and used this authority to launch his father's pan-Hellenic project to lead the Greeks in the conquest of Persia.
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39. Alexander the Great spent most of his ruling years on an unprecedented military campaign through Asia and northeast Africa, and he created one of the largest empires of the ancient world by the age of thirty, stretching from Greece to northwestern India.
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