Significant Person[1] Cody

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Significant Person[1] Cody

  1. 1. Significant Person
  2. 2. Alexander’s Victories <ul><li>Alexander the Great, a Macedonian king, conquered northern India in 325 BC. </li></ul><ul><li>He had previously conquered the whole Persian Empire. </li></ul><ul><li>He didn’t stay very long to savor his victory in India. After a few years he traveled back to Babylon, where he died. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Staying in India <ul><li>When Alexander left for Babylon he left a few thousand Greek soldiers behind to keep an eye on things. </li></ul><ul><li>The soldiers used the workforce they had with them, to build cities in the Indus valley and Afghanistan. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>The workforce included: </li></ul><ul><li>- writers </li></ul><ul><li>- artists </li></ul><ul><li>- sculptors </li></ul><ul><li>- teachers </li></ul><ul><li>The ancient Indians and the Greek soldiers came to know each other and learned a lot about each other and their cultures this way. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Sources <ul><li>http://www.ancientindia.co.uk/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/greeks/history/hellenistic.htm </li></ul>

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