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  Hellenistic Greece - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Hellenistic period of Greek history was the period between the death of Alexander the Great in 323 BC and the annexation of the Greek peninsula and islands by Rome in 146 BC.
During the Hellenistic period the importance of "Greece proper" (that is, the territory of modern Greece) within the Greek-speaking world declined sharply.
Philip's allies in Greece deserted him and in 197 he was decisively defeated at the Cynoscephalae by the Roman proconsul Titus Quinctius Flamininus.
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 History of Hellenistic Greece - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The Hellenistic period of Greek history refers to the period between the death of Alexander the Great in 323 BC and the annexation of the Greek peninsula and islands by Rome in 146 BC.
He was defeated by a second coalition of Greek rulers in 285, and mastery of Greece passed to Lysimachus, king of Thrace.
Philip's allies in Greece deserted him and in 197 he was decisively defeated at the Cynoscephalae by the Roman proconsul Titus Quinctius Flaminius.
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 Greece - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Greece (Greek: Ελλάδα, Elládha (IPA [eˈlaða]), or Hellas (Ελλάς, Ellás (IPA [eˈlas])), officially the Hellenic Republic (Ελληνική Δημοκρατία, Ellinikí Dhimokratía (IPA [eliniˈci ðimokraˈtia]), is a country in south-eastern Europe, situated on the southern end of the Balkan peninsula.
Greece consists of a mountainous and craggy mainland jutting out into the sea at the southern end of the Balkans; though small, it has the 9th longest coastline in the world.
Greece is possessed of a famously rich culture attributed with a vast number of contributions to philosophy, astronomy, science, and the arts.
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 History of Hellenistic Greece   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Although theestablishment of Roman rule did not break the continuity of Hellenistic society and culture, which remained essentially unchangeduntil the advent of Christianity, it did mark the end of Greek politicalindependence.
During the Hellenistic period the importance of "Greece proper" (that is, the territory of modern Greece) within theGreek-speaking world declined sharply.
The defeat of the Greek cities by Philip and Alexander alsotaught the Greeks that their city-states could never again be powers in their own right, and that the hegeomy of Macedon and its successor states could not be challenged unless the Greek cities united, orat least federated.
www.therfcc.org /history-of-hellenistic-greece-17345.html   (1734 words)

  
 Ancient Greece   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The period from 1600 to about 1100 is described in History of Mycenaean Greece known for the reign of King Agamemnon and the wars against Troy as narrated in the epics of Homer.
Greece was divided into many small self-governing communities, a pattern dictated by Greek geography, where every island, valley and plain is cut off from its neighbours by the sea or mountain ranges.
As Greece recovered economically, its population grew beyond the capacity of its limited arable land, and from about 750 the Greeks began 250 years of expansion, settling colonies in all directions.
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 Hellenistic Greece
Parmenion, the macedonian general that Philippe sent in Asia with 10 000 soldiers, reprocesses in front of the energetic offensive of Memnon of Rhodos to the head of the mercenaries of Large King Seules remain with the hands of the Macedonians the towns of Abydos and Rhoeteion.
The reasons are numerous since the invasions of the medic wars, until the support brought to the Greek cities revolted while passing by "complicity" in the murder of Philippe.
Greece and Macedonia are joined together in only one province under the same Roman governor.
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 History of Ancient Greece   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The history of Greece is taken to end with the of Alexander the Great who died in 323 BC Subsequent events are described in History of Hellenistic Greece.
As Greece recovered economically its population grew the capacity of its limited arable land from about 750 the Greeks began 250 years of forming colonies in all directions.
Some of the greatest names of cultural and intellectual history lived in Athens this period: the dramatists Aeschylus Aristophanes Euripides and Sophocles the philosophers Aristotle Plato and Socrates the historians Herodotus Thucydides and Xenophon the poet Simonides and the sculptor Pheidias.
www.freeglossary.com /History_of_Ancient_Greece   (2784 words)

  
 History of hellenistic greece - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
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 The Ultimate Ancient Greece - American History Information Guide and Reference
Ancient Greece is considered by most historians to be the foundational culture of Western Civilization.
In the 8th century BC Greece began to emerge from the Dark Ages which followed the fall of the Mycenaean civilisation.
As Greece recovered economically, its population grew beyond the capacity of its limited arable land, and from about 750 BC the Greeks began 250 years of expansion, settling colonies in all directions.
www.historymania.com /american_history/Ancient_Greece   (3017 words)

  
 Hellenistic Greece
The term Hellenistic in the history of the ancient world is used to refer to the shift from a culture dominated by ethnic Greeks, however scattered geographically, to a culture dominated by Greek-speakers of whatever ethnicity, and from the political dominance of the city-state to that of larger monarchies.
Alexander and the Macedonians conquered the eastern Mediterranean, Mesopotamia, and the Iranian plateau, and invaded India ; his successors held on to the territory west of the Tigris for some time and controlled the eastern Mediterranean until the Roman Republic took control in the 2nd and 1st centuries BC.
the Antigonid dynasty in Macedonia and the mainland of Greece
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 Hellenistic Greece - History for Kids!
After the Peloponnesian War was over, all the cities of Greece were worn out and poor.
But to the north of Greece, in a country called Macedon (MA-suh-donn), King Philip had noticed that the Greeks were very weak.
The combination of the knowledge of West Asia and India with that of the Greeks led to great achievements in science, in philosophy, and in art.
www.historyforkids.org /learn/greeks/history/hellenistic.htm   (511 words)

  
 SFSU History MA Program
With one exception, a candidate for the Master of Arts in History must be prepared in two fields: a major field (15 units) and a minor field (9 units).
The GAP lists the specific courses to be fulfilled by the graduate student before the degree is awarded; it includes all history classes (and approved non-departmental classes) taken for the degree, along with the classes still to be completed in the final semester.
In the History Department, the first level requirement is satisfied by successfully passing History 700 and the second level by successfully passing a subsequent history graduate seminar.
bss.sfsu.edu /history/Graduate/reqs.htm   (1789 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: History of Hellenistic Greece
Greece is a small country by the Mediterranean Sea where the first European civilization began more than 2,000 years ago.
In early 2000, Greece’s Supreme Court upheld an award of 9.5 billion drachmas to relatives of 218 villagers massacred by the Nazis at Distomo on June 10, 1944.
Roughly 3,000 of Greece’s 5,000 Jews reside in Athens.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/History-of-Hellenistic-Greece   (6148 words)

  
 Hellenistic Greece   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The term Hellenistic (established by the german historian Johann Gustav von Droysen) in the of the ancient world is used to to the shift from a culture dominated ethnic Greeks however scattered geographically to a dominated by Greek-speakers of whatever ethnicity and from the dominance of the city-state to that of larger monarchies.
Martin's history of Ancient Greece is comprehensive and thorough, providing a useful overview of the development of civilization in Greece and covering the major events of the subsequent history while also paying attention to lifestyle and cultural topics...
Martin shows that despite the diversity of story elements and rituals, the common, universal theme in mystery religions is encountering and, in some sense, "transcending" determinism, Fate, or Necessity.He doesn't emphasize consuming a sacrament...
www.freeglossary.com /Hellenistic_Greece   (376 words)

  
 Art History at Loggia | Exploring Hellenistic Art
Representations of both the old and young were common during the Hellenistic era, and even the ideal beauty of a goddess such as Nike was subordinated to the goal of representing drama and movement.
Indeed, Hellenistic artists - especially sculptors - are perhaps best known for their fascination with expressing emotion, something rarely seen in Greek art prior to the Hellenistic period.
With chapters covering such diverse topics as "Hellenistic baroque" and "Rococo, realism, and the exotic", the reader is introduced to the many changes that took place during this era of artistic innovation.
www.loggia.com /art/ancient/hellenistic.html   (381 words)

  
 Greek History - History for Kids!
Greek history for kids: ancient Greece from the Stone Age to the Byzantine period.
Greece is a much harder place to live than Egypt, because the soil is not as good and there is not always enough water to grow plants for food.
The Oxford Illustrated History of Greece and the Hellenistic World, by John Boardman, Jasper Griffin, and Oswyn Murray (2001).
www.historyforkids.org /learn/greeks/history/history.htm   (306 words)

  
 History of Greece
The History of Greece extends back to the arrival of the Greeks in Europe some time before 1500 BC, even though there has only been an independent state called Greece since 1821.
The history of the Greeks, however, extends far beyond the current borders of Greece.
It was only in the 19th and 20th centuries, with the establishment of a Greek state and the expulsion of the Greeks from Turkey in the 1920s, that these two histories have been reunited within one territory.
www.knowledgefun.com /book/h/hi/history_of_greece.html   (204 words)

  
 Hellenistic greece - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Start the Hellenistic greece article or add a request for it.
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www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/hellenistic_greece   (168 words)

  
 Hellenistic Greece: Philip of Macedon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Ostensibly an alliance of free city-states, Philip was its ruler and for all practical purposes had become king of Greece.
So in 337, Philip announced the the League would attack Persia as revenge for the wars, and in 336 he stood poised to prosecute his mighty invasion of the Persian Empire, but an assassin's sword ended his great campaign.
It should've ended the brief Macedonian control of Greece; but Philip's twenty-one year old son stepped into his father's shoes and became the conqueror of the world.
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 Samos Hotel: Ancient Greece
Aphrodite Hotel is a family hotel located in the Greek Island of Samos in Greece, offering apartments and studios for rent in Marathokambos or Kambos beach of this Greek Isle of the Aegean Sea.
Marble statuette from the Greek islands, 3000 BCThe Greeks are believed to have migrated southward into the Greek peninsula in several waves beginning in the late 3rd millennium BC, the last being the Dorian invasion.
BC GreeceIn the 8th century BC Greece began to emerge from the Dark Ages which followed the fall of the Mycenaean civilisation.
www.samos-hotel.gr /greece-ancient.php   (3032 words)

  
 OUP: UK General Catalogue
The legacy of the Hellenistic world is vast -- it ranges from architecture to philosophy, literature, and the visual arts to military strategy and science.
Chapters dealing with political and social history are interspersed with chapters on philosophy and the arts, including Homer, Greek myth, Aristotle and Plato, Greek dramatists such as Sophocles and Aristophanes, and the flourishing of the visual and plastic arts.
Greece: The History of the Archaic Period, George Forrest
www.oup.co.uk /isbn/0-19-285438-0   (369 words)

  
 Greece: History
When Germany began to gather troops on the Greek borders, Greece allowed the landing (Mar., 1941) of a small British expeditionary force, but by the end of April the Greek mainland was in German hands, and in May Crete fell.
Greece was a charter member of the UN, and in 1951 it was admitted to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).
In June, 1973, the monarchy was abolished, and Greece became a presidential republic.
www.factmonster.com /ce6/world/A0858465.html   (3348 words)

  
 Ancient Greek City States - Government - Crystalinks
The period from 1600 BC to about 1100 BC is described in History of Mycenaean Greece known for the reign of King Agamemnon and the wars against Troy as narrated in the epics of Homer.
The period from 1100 BC to the 8th century BC is a "dark age" from which no primary texts, and only scant archaeological evidence, survive.
By the mid 5th century the League had become an Athenian Empire, symbolised by the transfer of the League's treasury from Delos to the Parthenon in 454 BC.
www.crystalinks.com /greeksocial.html   (2833 words)

  
 W. Stevenson's Syllabi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
History 223, The Roman and Early Byzantine Empire
History 331, The Roman and Early Byzantine Empire
History 330, The Rise of the Roman Empire
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 Greek Maps by History Link 101   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
History Link 101 is a site developed for World History Classes, by a World History Teacher.
Simple Map of Ancient Greece Has labeled map as well as outline map for a quiz.
Set of 9 Maps on Ancient Greece Including 4 maps during the time of Pericles.
www.historylink101.com /ancient_greece/ancient_greece_maps.htm   (203 words)

  
 Hellenistic Greece   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
It uses material from the Wiktionary page "Greece".
Greece news - more than 340 categories of real-time RSS news feeds
Greece: Deputy FM Yiannis Valynakis calls on Turkey to meet EU commitments...
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 Amazon.com: The Oxford History of Greece & the Hellenistic World: Books: John Boardman,Jasper Griffin,Oswyn Murray   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
From the epic poems of Homer to the glittering art and architecture of Greece's Golden Age, to the influential Roman systems of law and leadership, the classical Greek world established the foundations of our culture as well as many of its most enduring achievements.
The editors, all celebrated classicists, intersperse chapters on political and social history with sections on literature, philosophy, and the arts, and reinforce the historical framework with maps and historical charts.
A Concise History of Greece (Cambridge Concise Histories) by Richard Clogg
www.amazon.com /Oxford-History-Greece-Hellenistic-World/dp/0192801376   (1367 words)

  
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Hellenistic Fortifications from the Aegean to the Euphrates
A unique, major survey of the magnificent fortifications built all over Greece in the Hellenistic period (c.4th-1st centuries BC).
Among the most impressive of ancient remains, they provide fascinating evidence of secular classical architecture, as well as insights on the political history of Hellenistic Greece.
www.fjkluth.com /grepq23.html   (98 words)

  
 Art History at Loggia | Nike of Samothrace
The Nike of Samothrace is quite literally a tour de force of intricate carving and dynamic movement, an image of Victory captured for eternity.
The beautiful goddess must have been an awe-inspiring sight, appearing to drift from the sky and land gracefully, wings still hovering in the air, draperies moving in the wind and revealing the elegant body underneath.
Today, in many ways the Nike celebrates the victory of beauty, as she symbolizes the ideals of perfection to which the ancient Hellenistic artists aspired.
www.loggia.com /art/ancient/hellenistic03.html   (406 words)

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