Hellenistic Civ - Hellenistic Civ 1. Hellenistic Greek like...

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Hellenistic Civ 1. Hellenistic – Greek like civilization but with the entire world 2. Alexander the Great (323) a. 18 years old commanded Calvary at caronean b. Father, Philip, i. Alexander becomes king at 23 1. Revult begins a. Levels city of Thebes i. And keeps the house of Pinder c. Personal i. Slept with 2 things under bed 1. Dagger 2. Homer ii. Thought his father Zuse d. 3 battles that won the war i. Granicus River (335) 1. 30,000 men 5k calvery a. Added calvery 2. Outnumberd 3. Persian Sage trap ii. Issus (333) 1. Dirus the Third!- King of the asserans appears a. Outnumbers Alexander b. Alexander charged for Dirus i. Offers half his kingdom to Alexander if he gives his wife back 1. He does not
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iii. Gaugamela (331) 1. Diraus 3 rd attacks Alexander with chariots with blades on wheels 2. Diraus 3 rd fails e. Goes to Egypt i. founds Alexandria 1. Most important port city f. Alexander burns capital of Persepolis to show he has conquered it g. Diraus 3 rd is nearly captured then killed by body guard
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