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Unformatted text preview: stopped sleeping with her went to oracle and told to sacrifice to Ammon. Thus Alexander was told that he was a demi-god fo Zeus. Alexander goes to Siwa and personally finds out that he was son of Zeus. Zeus Ammon Ram horns, big beard, clay seal. Alexander Post-death representation Shown similar to Zeus Ammon with ram horns. Hellenistic Period (323-31 BC) Begins the year Alexander dies, Ends in 31 BC after battle of Actium. Hellas- Greece Hellene-a Greek Hellenic-Greek Hellenistic- Greeksih The Route of Alexander the Great and the Hellenistic World 240 BC Conquered up until India, huge growth, after death the occupation was split. Major Changes Kingdoms v city-states Focus east and west of Greece Athens powerless intellectual center New Opportunities Beginnings of bureaucracy Mercenaries Women have more freedom Spread of Greek culture Influence of non-Greeks Religious syncretism...
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2011 for the course CLST 241 taught by Professor Gawlinski during the Fall '10 term at Loyola Chicago.
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