However, the king decided not to ignore any territory that the hardened king seized, or any intention or goal of the king. I fell in love with the man who died for me shirt. At first, he decided to fight against the newly formed dangerous alliance in Greece against him. Now, in the East, the country was defended because shortly before his death, King Philippos II sent General Parmenion to draw 5,000 elite troops to prepare to cross the Hellespont (Dardanelles) that struck Persia. Therefore, the king only paid attention to the north and west of the country.  He acted quickly and Thebes, the most active city against him, surrendered when he appeared at the gate. The Greek Council at the waist of Corinth, with the exception of Sparta, elected him as the Commander-in-Chief against the Persians, which had previously been conferred on his father.