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citys were weak after this war, a person warned of a man who would take over the greeks

Peloponnesian war

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believed he was destined to unify greek city states and spread greek culture, took 20 years, greece finally was united under him

philip 2 of macedonia

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used any and all resources to bribe the greek city-states to be under his rule, he was then assassinated and his land was passed to his son named...

phillip 2,,, alexander the great is his son

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20 years old when he became king of macedonia, brilliant military strategist, began to expand his father empire

Alexander the great

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---- began his conquest by crushing greek revolt in -------, killed 6000 and sold rest to be slaves. This was to show other greeks ------

alexander,,,,, thebes,,,,,,, not to rebel

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--- set his sights on ----- empire (wanted revenge on old war) conquered it from------ and began his attack conquering--------, HE was viewed as a ------

Alex, Persian (darious), egypt, liberator

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Alex lead his army too ------ after stretching his borders too --------, his army begs him to stop, so that they can return home. after he had plans to unify and govern his kingdom but died

India.,,,.,,. indus river valley

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The empire of alex was split too what 3 people, because----

Antigonous
ptolemy-
seleucus
he had no successor (his son but they were murdered when he was a baby)

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king of macedonia after alex rule

antigonous

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king of egypt after alex death

ptolemy

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king of persia of alex death

seleucus

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After alex death ----- got stronger and began

hellenistic, SPREAD OF GREEK CULTURE,, trade grew, factories, coins, laws, language, calenders, traveling

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After alex rule and his generals rules who took over everything.

romans

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practice used in ancient greece to banish or send away a public figure who threatened democracy.

ostracism

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the chief temple of the greek goddess athena on the acropolis in athens, greece.

parthenon

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absorb or adopt another culture

assimilate

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murder of a public figure,usually for political reasons

assassination

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an ancient hellenistic city in egypt

alexandria

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Mathematics, he derived a formula to calculate relationship between the sides of a right triangle.

pythagoras

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based on the belief that the sun is the center of the universe

heliocentric

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most famous hellenistic scientist, applied principles of physics to make practical inventions.

archimedes