what were some bad things alexander the great did?Weegy:
Things which were acknowledged as cruel or unnecessary in Classical sources, as opposed to taking cities, destroying enemy armies, and ruling conquered nations, which are the sorts of things you put on your resume back in those days.
The burning of Persepolis, when Alexander and his drunken Companions decided to do a bit of symbolic arson to symbolise their triumph over the Persians.
Alexander committed a shameful massacre of the descendants of Greeks living in the fringes of the Persian Empire in Central Asia. These were the descendants of a family called the Branchidae, who had allowed the Persians to destroy the Oracle at Didyma in modern Turkey back in 494BC, which they had previously ruled.
They had been deported to Central Asia by the Persians, and Alexander decided that their descendants should be punished for their failure to protect the Oracle 150 years previously. All were massacred.
The murder of Kleitos, one of his father's officers at a drunken party in Samarkand; when Kleitos dared to defend Philip's reputation against Alexander's drunken ramblings that he had been unappreciated by his father, Alexander seized a spear and stabbed him. Once Alexander had realised what he had done, he tried to fall upon the spear himself, but was restrained by his other Companions.
The arrest and torture of Callisthenes, his secretary, who wrote, "Patroclus (the friend of Achilles in the Trojan War) was a better man than you, Alexander, and yet he died." Alexander was offended by the implication that he was less than a demigod.Auto Answered|Score 1Weegy:
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