John Green introduces the life and accomplishments of Alexander the Great, his empire, his horse Bucephalus, the empires that came after him, and the idea of Greatness. Is greatness a question of accomplishment, of impact, or are people great because the rest of us decide they're great?
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This is a video from Khan Academy about Alexander the Great. The video begins by telling the story of Alexander the Great in his early years growing up and as he begins to become ruler of Greece. The video is 11 minutes and 13 seconds in length.
This video from Khan Academy tells the story of Alexander the Great and his rule over Greece during the Hellenistic Period. The video is 5 minutes 59 seconds in length.