Alexander the Great and Hellenism - .Hellenistic Culture Alexander the Great ......
Embed Size (px)
Transcript of Alexander the Great and Hellenism - .Hellenistic Culture Alexander the Great ......
Alexander the Great
Copyright Clara Kim 2007. All rights reserved.
Alexander the Great Son of Phillip II the
king of Macedon
He conquered most of Greece
Alexander will establish an empire from Greece to Egypt and up to the edge of India
He adopted Greek Culture and spread Hellenism throughout his empire.
It is the blend of Greek culture
with Egyptian, Persian and
An African city which was the center for trade and Hellenistic culture.
a mix of
Ancient Library of Alexandria
Contained a collection of 500,000 papyrus scrolls and masterpieces of ancient literature
Was the first true research library in the world
Scholars produced commentaries on ancient worlds of literature.
Science and Technology
estimated that the sun was
300 times bigger than Earth
and that the sun was the
center of the universe
Nobody accepted this
theory. Instead they
thought the Earth was the
center of the universe
Math and Physics
the school for
value of pi ( ).
Philosophy SCHOOLS OF THOUGHT:
the belief that there was a divine power that controlled the universe
Believed everyone should live in harmony with natural law
- taught that the universe was made of atoms and ruled by gods who didnt care about humans
Pictures Cited Slide 2 http://www.crystalinks.com/alexandermen.jpg
Slide 3 http://www.wikispaces.com/space/showimage/alexander-l.jpg
Slide 4 http://bp2.blogger.com
Slide 5 http://www.ancientsculpturegallery.com/images/227.jpg
Slide 7 http://www.faculty.fairfield.edu/jmac/rs/7lighthouse.gif
Slide 8 http://www.vjv.com/destinations/africa/egypt/heritage-egypt/images/heritage-
Slide 9 http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/obj/026019/f4/77249-v6.gif
Slide 10 http://www.history-magazine.com/lib-alexandria.gif
Slide 11 http://students.aces.uiuc.edu/system/files/Bibliotheca_Alexandrina.jpeg
Slide 12 http://www.alia.org.au/groups/active/presentations/alexandria.jpg
Slide 13 http://asymptotia.com/wp-images/2006/08/solar_system_diag.jpg
Slide 14 http://www.iaaa.org/pulsar/pictures/mayjun02/ring-galaxy-j-tuccr.jpg
Slide 15 http://www.idsia.ch/~juergen/archimedes270a.jpg