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The spread of greek culture

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WORLD STUDIES …

WORLD STUDIES
THE ANCIENT WORLD
Chapter 6
Ancient Greece
Section 5
The spread of greek culture

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  • 1. The Spread of GreekCulture
    Section 5
    Miss Denisse Lopez
  • 2. King Philip of Macedonia
    Macedonia lay at the North of Greecebut Athens and SpartadidnotacceptMacedoniansas Greeks.
    Before Philip seizedpower in 359B.C., Macedonia waspoor and divided.
    Philip united Macedonia and builtanarmystrongerthanSparta.
    Greekcity-stateswerecapturedoneafteranother.
    Philip plannedtoattack Persia butbeforeit he wasassasinated in 336B.C.
  • 3.
  • 4. Alexander The Great
    Became King of Macedonia at theage of 20.
    His tutor wastheGreekphilosopherAristotle.
    His 1st actionwastoinvaded Persia.
    In 11 years he conqueredanextensiveareathatinclude Persia, Egypt and landsbeyondtheIndusRivertotheeast.
    Alexander establishedcitiesnamedafterhimself and neverstayedlong.
  • 5. Alexander’sstrategyforhissoldierswastomarryforeignerswomen.
    Hisarmybecameexhausted and refusedtocontinue.
    Alexander returnuntilBabylon, in 323B.C. becamesick and diedbecause of a fever.
  • 6.
  • 7. TheHellenisticAge
    Alexandersempirebegantodeclinedafterhisdeath.
    Alexander didnotdestroyedtheculturefromtheones he conquered.
    Greekculture spread through temples, agoras, language and theathers.
    Alexandria becamethe capital fromEgypt and becamethe center forbusiness and trade.
    AlltheHellenisticcitieswereimportantbut Alexandria becamethelearning center.
    Greeksmathematicians,
    astronomers and other
    scientificshelpcitiestodeveloped.
  • 8. Euclid: explainthequialities of squares, angles, triangules, cubes and cones.
    Aristarchus: concludedthattheEarth revolved aroundthesun.
    Eratosthenes: calculatedthedistancearoundtheEarth.

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