Defeated the Illyeians- showed Alexander's power and gained respect
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