The Hellenistic Age Week VI Notes
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Date Created: 10/08/16
The Hellenistic World and the Roman Republic Thursday, October 6, 2016 1:00 PM Covered in these notes: Phillip Alexander Hellenistic Age Phillip II and the Conquest of Greece -Phillip II ( 359-336BCE) Creates a strong and dynamic Macedon -Reformsthe army -Recruits peasants and turned them professional -Arms them with a Sirisa (very effective) -Philip invades Greece -Battle of Chaeronea 338 BCE (victory) -Crushed Thebes, respected Athens -337- Corinthian League -Meets at Corinth and unites Greece to invade Persia -Assassinated and son takes over -Alexander turned out to be a good general -Alexander invades Asia Minor in 334 BCE -Latches on to fathers idea of uniting Greece -Battle of Granicus River -333 BCE Battle of Issus -Darius III mobilizes forces to meet Alex with larger force, fought in confined field and lost even with larger force -Alexander takes all Persian territorywest of Mesopotamia -331 BCE Gaugamel (also faced Darius) -Alex took the title of Great King of Persia- pissed a lot of people off in Greece -Alex conquered as far as India -Died in 323 BCE due to weakness -Left no children The Diadochi -Alexander's kingdom divided up between top generals -Antigonid Macedonia 276BCE -Seleucid Empire -Biggest land of successors -Pergamum 63 BCE -PtolemaicEgypt -Most lasting -Hellenistic Age -Spread culture throughout the East -Flourishing of culture -Significant achievementsin art, litereature, science,…everything