3.06: Alexander the Great

Which temple is considered the best example of the Greek ideals of order and balance in architecture?the Parthenon
Who composed the Iliad and the Odyssey?Homer
What did Herodotus and Thucydides establish as a field of study?history
Who analyzed different forms of government in the Republic?Plato
Why was Plato skeptical about democracy?He believed uneducated masses could not make good decisions.
Who is known as the father of medicine?Hippocrates
What two civilizations did Alexander the Great conquer as he built his empire?Egypt and Persia
Use the map and your knowledge to answer the question that follows.

Which region on the map shows Alexander’s empire at its greatest size?

Which explains why Hellenistic culture spread so widely in the centuries following Alexander’s death?Rome adopted many Greek cultural elements, which spread during its conquests.