Unformatted text preview: C. Admittedly, the city-state of Rhodes had sent one of the most dangerous of these men packing in 305, with a dangerous combination of strong walls, the finest navy the world had (has?) ever seen, and a shocking willingness to die in order to remain free. Tyrranies have a hard time coping with that sort of thing. D. The Gauls had the bad luck to invade around 281, when the assorted general kings paused from trying to kill each other to turn the troops and war machines on them. That was something of a vindication of Greek culture and science, as they saw it. It certainly didn't lead to another dark age, as it might have and would....
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- Fall '01
- Ancient Greece, Hellenistic Civilization, a. Alexander, old Greek city, assorted general kings