HELLENISTIC GREECE WORLD HISTORY
What does mean to be Hellenistic?
________________- The blending of Greek cultures with those of
Persia, Egypt, and Central Asia following the conquests of
Alexander the Great.
What is an empire, give the definition and explain how Alexander the
Greats’ conquests apply.
Best way to encourage cultural exchange is through _____________
Alexander married Roxana of Bactria and Stateira of Persia.
o He also did this to ______________ his claims to the Persian Empire.
Roxana bore Alexander a __________________________ (child born
after the death of a parent). She named the child Alexander IV;
unfortunately, he never reaches adulthood because he was
murdered in a political plot.
Another great way to gain cultural exchange is through
o When Egypt built the city of Alexandria the most important achievement
was the ____________________________________________, which contained
o Alexandria is now underwater as you
can see in the picture to the right. o Lighthouse of Alexandria was once one of the seven
wonders of the ancient world. As seen in the picture
to the left.
Life in the Hellenistic World
What was the most significant change in He