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Unformatted text preview: -They retreated to plan a new campaign Sudden Death-Before he could set out again, Alexander fell victim to a sudden fever A Blending Of Cultures-Across his far-flung empire, Alexander founded many new cities, most of them named after himself-Local people assimilated Greek ideas Alexandria-At the very heart of the Hellenistic world stood the city of Alexandria-The rulers of Alexandria built the great Museum as a center of learning-Its well-stocked library had thousand of scrolls representing the accumulated knowledge of the ancient world-Unfortunately, the library was later destroyed in a fire...
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This note was uploaded on 09/21/2011 for the course BIOG 1110 taught by Professor Randywayne during the Spring '09 term at Cornell.
- Spring '09