Unformatted text preview: Cosmopolis a city that incorporates a microcosm of an empire Rise in cosmopolis in Hellenistic world o Can you be a Jew and a Greek at the same time? Raises these questions/issues o Alexander Dies in 323 Elaborate entombed body o All the Hellenistic cities began to resemble each other architecturally Physical markers of greekness that arose in each of these cities • Gymnasium • Library • Agora • Theaters • Temples o Cult of Sarapis is invented in Egyptian Hellenistic period Invented a diety o Internal dissention among the jews What does it mean to be a jew? • Do they have to abide by ALL of the traditions?...
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- Spring '08
- Ancient Greece, Hellenistic Period, Macabees, Alexander Dies, • Gymnasium