Greco Roman September 25

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Greco Roman September 25 Alexander’s Conquest, look up on Wiki Hellenistic Society At the end of Alexander life, and he fell into an untimely death, and so his large empire was split up between 3 of his generals, Alex keep his empire together but once his death it began to fall apart it was just too vast The general fought for over a decade to split up the empire that Alex had created Warfare between the Generals until a four way division in 311 BCE - Ptolemy - egypt - Antigonus - Asia - Seleucids – Syria and Babylonia - Lysimachus – Thrace Monument of Greek Culture Things such as theatre, gymnasium were a strong indication of Greek culture they were popular even with those who were not Greek; it also distracts the masses; the new aristocracy showing off their wealth from the wars were they made their money The reason to build was the comports of home, it looked like home They were also for the elite to use Also they needed educated local people to run the country and areas Trying to bring in the elite The Spread of kione (common) Greek that becomes the norm, it was adopted as the educated trade language, if you want to have access to everything and just to get by must learn the
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course ARHIST 422 taught by Professor Zakian during the Fall '08 term at Pepperdine.

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