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The Spread of Hellenistic Culture. Review. Alexander’s empire spanned over Asia (Middle East, the Indus), Africa (Egypt), and Europe (Greece). Compare and contrast the cultures: . ASIA. AFRICA. Europe. Think – Pair – Share . Why would Alexander need to unify his empire?.

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The spread of hellenistic culture

The Spread of Hellenistic Culture


Review

Review

Alexander’s empire

spanned over Asia

(Middle East,

the Indus), Africa

(Egypt), and Europe

(Greece). Compare

and contrast the cultures:

ASIA

AFRICA

Europe


Think pair share

Think – Pair – Share

Why would Alexander need to unify his empire?


Alexander spreads greek culture

Alexander Spreads Greek Culture

  • Even after Alexander’s death, cities once in Alexander’s empire continued to share an interest in trade, common language, and culture.


Hellenistic

Hellenistic

“Greek Fusion”

  • Hellenistic culture was a blend of Greek and Persian, Indian, and Egyptian cultures.

  • Koine – a version of Greek; a common language


Alexandria

Alexandria

  • Major trading city on the Nile

  • International “melting pot”


Alexandria s attractions

Alexandria’s Attractions

  • Lighthouse

  • Museum & Library

  • Temple for the Muses

  • Gallery, zoo, botanical garden

  • Alexander’s tomb


Science technology

Science & Technology

  • Theorized that the sun was larger than Greece (300x the earth)

  • Theorized that the earth revolves around the sun

  • Ptolemy theorized that the sun revolves around the earth

  • Estimated Earth’s circumference

  • Estimated the value of pi ∏

  • Archimedes screw (raised water from the ground) invented


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