H Politics/Society/Art/Lit

  1. Alexandria-
    from Hellenic Greece; a bustling port city where the main enterprise was the pursuit of wealth; became the premier city of the Hellenistic world under the Ptolemies
  2. Alexander III (the Great)-
    from Hellenic Greece; king of Macedon; created one of the largest empires
  3. Macedon/Macedonia-
    from Hellenic Greece; had government where the aristocrats selected the king and served in his army; was a helpless state before Phillip II became king
  4. Phillip II-
    from Hellenic Greece; King of Macedon; successfully reasserted his authority by defeating an alliance of Thebans and Athenians at the Battle of Chaeronea
  5. Ptolemy I-
    from Hellenic Greece; ruler of Egypt; made Alexandria the premier city of the Hellenistic world
  6. Seleucus I-
    from Hellenic Greece; Ptolemy’s lieutenant; established the Seleucid dynasty and the Seleucid Empire
  7. Menander-
    from Hellenic Greece; wrote New Comedy; his focus on individual concerns reflected the realities of cosmopolitan life
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H Politics/Society/Art/Lit