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3 Major events

  Defeated the Illyeians- showed Alexander's power and gained respect for him.
By doing this, he showed his superiority over the surrounding groups. This also enabled Alexander to begin his campaign of victories.

  Persia is conquered- Increased Alexander's empire and gave him much more power. This was one of Alexander's fathers main goals that was never fulfilled. Finally, this event marked a victory over Alexander's most powerful and deadly enemy.

    Jerusalem is conquered- In 332, Alexander conquered this city. It marked the end of a massive amalgamation of land. It showed Alexander's brute force once again, and established a famous, and incredibly huge empire. It lasted until the Romans conquered the area over 150 years later.