The Greek cultural standard

Freedom, leading point of human existance, which was created in the Greek cultural standard, are placed in the centre of Alexander’s politics. The military victory, the alliance with the Persians, was no obstacle for Alexander, who believed that he could not rule with harsh pressure, and slavery which was used for centuries by predecesson from Asia.

His intelligence was unique, moreover he had learnt by Aristotle to appreciate the power of the mind. With axis the Greek culture, since he freed the nation after the long term occupation from the Persians, they respected tradition, culture, the ethics, placed new values, the Greek language and the Greek culture.

His advice to the model government of the freed Greeks or not Greek cities were excellent. He freed people from Persian slavery and won the support of these nations. He changed the oligarchy friendly Persian republic, he brought back the exiled and established democracy, with revenge. When the democrates started killing the opposition, Alexander stopped them, as Hammond state ” understand that, if people had the concent, they would kill tactlessly the innocent and guilty from personal hate or to get their wealth “. Alexander attitude against civil war was praised a lot during his time and consisted of the most important character of his relations with the Greek Nation.

Coin of the period of Ptolemaios with Alexander the Great a furry elephant’s head, symbol of India’s conquer.

Alexander had aim to enforce his rules, as every person who was an object of respect and of good attitude. With the Greek cities he communicated personally and he excluded them from tax payments. He, himself did not only think of the militaries superiority and ruling. It had a cultural origin, where science and knowledge was a daily routine.

The Greek army and fleet was supported by scientists from the beginning of the campaign.

Geography and other sciences gained important benefits from Alexander’s campaign, many of which are still used today.

His influence in science and education is still alive up to today, from Asia up to Europe.