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Chapter 4 - Chapter 4: Hellenistic World The Rise of...

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Chapter 4: Hellenistic World The Rise of Macedonia and the Conquests of Alexander What would it have been like to be under Alexander’s rule? One religion-worship Alexander as a God, sent instructions to Greek cities to “vote him a  god” New age was created- “Hellenistic Era”-“to imitate Greeks” Encouraged art and culture After War, city states still fought amongst eachother with three strong cities being  Athens, Sparta, and ?? Macedonia Directly North of Greece Greeks thought of Macedonians as Barbarians due to a butchered form of Greek and  Greeks judged themselves on their language Lived in City states Macedonians were rural and judged themselves on tribes rather than cities so they were  looked down on While others were fighting, Macedonia grew stronger with strongest King Philip II King Philip II (359-336 BC) Unified Macedonia Built professional army Defeated the rest of Greece and Greek peninsula Battle of Chaeronea (338 BC) Fought near the city of Thebes
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Fought against Athenians and their allies Spent time in Thebes and greatly admired the Greeks but was disgusted with the civil warfare 
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