Unformatted text preview: The Greek dynasty that ruled Hellenistic Egypt was established by one of Alexander’s generals. The other long-lived Hellenistic kingdom was founded by Seleukos. The Mimes of Herondas, like the mass-produced Hellenistic figurines, reflect contemporary interest in realistic scenes from daily life. Kallimachos’s Hymn to Apollo was written for the royal court at the center of Hellenistic culture in Alexandria; the “King” referred to in the poem is Ptolemy. The Parthenon housed a statue of Athena by Pheidias....
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- Fall '07
- Ancient Greece, long-lived Hellenistic kingdom, mass-produced Hellenistic figurines