Alexander the Great

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Test Less questions from Test 1 From Greece to today 6 lectures T/F questions No images 4 th Century B.C. 10/23/08 Alexander the Great (356-323 BC) Hellenistic World (323-30 BC) Hellenistic World begins with Alexander the Great and end with Cleopatra Post Peloponnesian War o Sparta was the victor (of the Peloponnesian War) o Sparta was defeated at Leuctra, 371 BC by the Thebes o Thebes was defeated in 362 BC o The city-states were vulnerable to outsiders since they were fighting with each other Philip 2: Threat from the North o Died in 336 B.C. control all of Greece o Outstanding soldier/good diplomat o Trained in Thebes o Reinvigorated the Macedonian army o Developed the phalanx formation: a rectangular infantry unit o Sarissa 12 -14 ft long pike o Capital of Macedon is Palla o Killed in Vergina in 336 BC (assassinated ) o Battle of Chaironeia, 338 BC, assert himself over Greece The Greek city-state lose Philip became the leader of the Hegemon of League of Corinth
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