Alexander the Great (ppt)
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By: Susan M. PojerHorace Greeley H.S. Chappaqua, NY
Alexander the Great356-323 B.C.E.
Alexander the Greats Empire
Alexander the Great in Persia
Building Greek Cities in the East
Pergamum:A New HellenisticCityCosmopolitanCulture
Trade in the Hellenistic World
Library at Alexandria (333 B.C.E.)
Hellenic vs. Hellenistic Art
Hellenistic Philosophers Cynics Diogenesignore social conventions & avoid luxuries.citizens of the world.live a humble, simple life. Epicurians Epicurusavoid pain & seek pleasure.all excess leads to pain!politics should be avoided.
Hellenistic Philosophers Stoics Zenonature is the expansion of divine will.concept of natural law.get involved in politics, not for personal gain, but to perform virtuous acts for the good of all.true happiness is found in great achievements.
The Known World 3c B.C.E.
Hellenism:The Arts & Sciences Scientists / Mathematicians:Aristarchus heliocentric theory. Euclid geometry. Archimedes pulley. Ptolemy geocentric theory.
Ptolemaic View of the Universe
The Breakup of Alexanders Empire
The Incursion of Rome into the Hellenistic World