Alexander the Great
Read the excerpts from “Alexander,” by Plutarch.
(Hint: try not to get too distracted by all the unfamiliar names. Rather, read each paragraph or
section, and note down the basic point of it, then move on to the next section.)
What does this document tell us about the character and personality of Alexander the Great? Try to be as
specific as possible, and use examples from the text to support your arguments. Write an essay answering the
question using the text.