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Alexander The Greats Struggles Alexander the Great was most likely the greatest leader ever His tactics and reasoning are still studied all over the world even after 2000 years ago Being a teenager from a divorced family and forced to rule at such a young age intensely impacted Alexanders Life According to records he was said to be a heavy drinker and because of his mothers excessive praise believed himself to be a god His loyalty ego and ambitions are a few of his life struggles that are still scrutinized today Alexander was very loyal to his country and parents When he was still a young teenager his father gave him the task of ruling the small region of Pella This allowed Alexander to prove to his father that he could be a competent ruler When Alexander and his father Philip fought Macedonia Philip was surrounded Alexander bravely jumped in and saved his father from sure death Alexander demonstrated loyalty to his mother by staying with her through her exile from Philip This showed how much pulling and tugging went on to win Alexander favor that enviably killed Phillip by not knowing who to be loyal to Upon their return three years later Alexanders mother requested to be allowed to rule with him once Alexander became king She knew that would be the only way she could regain power When Alexander turned twenty his father was brutally murdered by Alexanders friend This demonstrated once again how loyal Alexander was to his father and how difficult a decision it was to pick sides between his father and mother Alexander had a strong ego beginning at birth Even from the cradle his mother taught him that he was a god so he grew up believing it was true There were many reasons why Alexanders mother believed him to be a god When he was born earthquakes shook the ground there was a comet two eagles perched
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