Greek Cultural Contributions
●Concept of political
Map of the Empire
The generals are not nice men
●Ptolemy steals Alexander’s body and
runs to Egypt. Alexander’s body
●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
●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
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