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Alexander the Great

World History, 9St. Annes-Belfield

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Alexander the GreatBased on the quotations below, what factors appear to have motivated Alexander the Great?

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Alexander the Great

There is nothing impossible to him who will try.An army of sheep led by the lion will defeat an army of lions led by the sheep.At Achilles tomb, O fortunate youth, to have found Homer as the herald of your glory!

Based on the quotations below, what factors appear to have motivated Alexander the Great?

If it were not my purpose to combine barbarian things with things Hellenic, to traverse and civilize every continent...push the bounds of Macedonia to the farthest Ocean, and to disseminate and shower the blessings of the Hellenic justice and peace over every nation, I should not be content to sit quietly in the luxury of idle power

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Macedonia

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Macedonia

Peloponnesian War?

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Macedonia

Peloponnesian War?

Macedonia?

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Macedonia

Peloponnesian War?

Macedonia?

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In 359BCE, what great general and ruthless leader became king of Macedonia?

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Philip II

In 359BCE, what great general and ruthless leader became king of Macedonia?

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Philip II

In 359BCE, what great general and ruthless leader became king of Macedonia?

By 338BCE, the powerful, shrewd Philip II of Macedonia had conquered the Greek city-states, and ended their independence for centuries to come.

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Philip II

In 359BCE, what great general and ruthless leader became king of Macedonia?

By 338BCE, the powerful, shrewd Philip II of Macedonia had conquered the Greek city-states, and ended their independence for centuries to come.

What was Philips view of Hellenic (Classical Greek(culture)?

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Alexander the Great

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Alexander the Great

After conquering Greece, what was Philips next goal?

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Alexander the Great

After conquering Greece, what was Philips next goal?

Who succeeded Philip and at what age?

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Alexander the Great

After conquering Greece, what was Philips next goal?

Who succeeded Philip and at what age? It was left to the ambitious and charismatic

Alexander to launch a campaign against Persia

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Alexander the Great

There is nothing impossible to him who will try.An army of sheep led by the lion will defeat an army of lions led by the sheep.At Achilles tomb, O fortunate youth, to have found Homer as the herald of your glory!

Based on the quotations below, what factors appear to have motivated Alexander the Great?

If it were not my purpose to combine barbarian things with things Hellenic, to traverse and civilize every continent...push the bounds of Macedonia to the farthest Ocean, and to disseminate and shower the blessings of the Hellenic justice and peace over every nation, I should not be content to sit quietly in the luxury of idle power

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Alexanders Greatness

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Alexanders Greatness

What is commonly considered Alexanders greatest achievement?

Tuesday, April 16, 13

Alexanders Greatness

What is commonly considered Alexanders greatest achievement?

Tuesday, April 16, 13

Alexanders Greatness

What is commonly considered Alexanders greatest achievement?

Tuesday, April 16, 13

Alexanders Greatness

What is commonly considered Alexanders greatest achievement?

Tuesday, April 16, 13

Alexanders Greatness

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Alexanders Greatness

As Alexander moved east conquering all in his path, he had splendid Greek-style cities built--all named Alexandria

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Alexanders Greatness

As Alexander moved east conquering all in his path, he had splendid Greek-style cities built--all named Alexandria

In the east, what functions were served by the cities that Alexander built?

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Alexanders Greatness

As Alexander moved east conquering all in his path, he had splendid Greek-style cities built--all named Alexandria

In the east, what functions were served by the cities that Alexander built?

This blend of Greek and eastern cultures would form the basis for later Hellenistic civilizations including that of the Romans

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Hellenicvs.

Hellenistic

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Greek Sculpture

World History, 9St. Annes-Belfield

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Greek Sculpture

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Greek Sculpture

Archaic Period (ca 800-480BC) Classical Period (ca 480-323BC) Hellenistic Period (ca 321-31BC)

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Artifact Analysis Your task is to analyze the traits of the assigned style of Greek

sculpture and make some inferences about Greek culture at the time

Some points to consider-

What is the subject of the sculpture?

How is the subject portrayed?

How would you describe the overall style?

What is the sculpture trying to convey to the viewer? (ie why is the subject portrayed the way it is?)

What emotions, if any, are visible? What emotions is the sculpture intended to evoke in the viewer?

What aspects of Greek culture does the sculpture illustrate?Tuesday, April 16, 13

Archaic

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Classical

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Hellenistic

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Greek Sculpture Paragraph

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Greek Sculpture Paragraph

In the evolution of Greek sculpture from the Archaic Age to the Classical, what seems to be the overall stylistic trend? Why?

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