his spirit serious and lofty in advance of his years
competitive side of his personality
no great or brilliant achievement to be displayed to the world
violent temper and rash, impulsive nature, which undoubtedly contributed to some of his decisions.
perceptive, logical, and calculating. He had a great desire for knowledge, a love for philosophy, and was an avid reader. This was no doubt in part due to Aristotle’s tutelage; Alexander was intelligent and quick to learn. His intelligent and rational side was amply demonstrated by his ability and success as a general. He had great self-restraint in “pleasures of the body,” i