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Greece + Persia = Hellenistic
Or: the impact of Alexander the
Great’s expedition
The Route of Alexander
Greek
Persia
Hellenistic
Greek Cultural Contributions
●Public dramatic
performances
●Historians and
Political Scientists
●Concept of political
free...
Persian Contributions
●Agriculture produce
and techniques
●Metallurgy
●Spices
●Coinage
●governance
Map of the Empire
Empire Break Up
The generals are not nice men
●Ptolemy steals Alexander’s body and
runs to Egypt. Alexander’s body
disappears…
●Antigonus ...
Hellenistic World
●Greeks become “Greeks” and spread,
but are absorbed by Rome
●Philosophy grows: Skeptics, Epicureans
and...
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The combination of Greek and Persian art and culture and what happened once Alexander the Great was dead.

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  1. 1. Greece + Persia = Hellenistic Or: the impact of Alexander the Great’s expedition
  2. 2. The Route of Alexander
  3. 3. Greek
  4. 4. Persia
  5. 5. Hellenistic
  6. 6. Greek Cultural Contributions ●Public dramatic performances ●Historians and Political Scientists ●Concept of political freedom ●Logic, geometry, ●Democracy, tyranny ●Collective Security ●architecture
  7. 7. Persian Contributions ●Agriculture produce and techniques ●Metallurgy ●Spices ●Coinage ●governance Map of the Empire
  8. 8. Empire Break Up
  9. 9. The generals are not nice men ●Ptolemy steals Alexander’s body and runs to Egypt. Alexander’s body disappears… ●Antigonus heads back to Macedonia and kills Alexander’s mother and half brother ●Seleucus kills Roxanne and her newborn son (Alexander’s? Maybe…) and stays in Persia
  10. 10. Hellenistic World ●Greeks become “Greeks” and spread, but are absorbed by Rome ●Philosophy grows: Skeptics, Epicureans and Stoics, oh my! ●Astronomy, Engineering; Archimedes and Euclid do their thing with new math ●Persia becomes a crossroads for trade, but plays second fiddle to Rome and China
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