What was the single greatest accomplishment of Alexander and why?  Does he deserve the appellation of “Great?”

What was the single greatest accomplishment of Alexander and why?  Does he deserve the appellation of “Great?”

A popular theme in writings from ancient Greece was punishment for hubris, or overbearing pride and excessive self-confidence. Choose one of the historical figures from this week’s textbook readings and explain how they qualify as hubristic.  Be sure to explain both their arrogance and how it caused their “downfall.”  Likewise, be sure that the person you address is historical and not literary/mythological.

What was the single greatest accomplishment of Alexander and why?  Does he deserve the appellation of “Great?”  Why or why not?