EWH: Ancient Greece: Study Guide
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1. How far did Alexander the Great’s Empire reach?
Alexander the Great’s Empire reached from Greece to the Indus River.
2. What did Greek architecture seek to reflect?
Greek architecture seeks to reflect perfect balance and universal harmony (symmetry) and order.
3. What defined the Hellenistic Age?
The Hellenistic Age was defined by the conquest of Egypt by Rome which was marked by the development of language, art, science, math, philosophy, scripture and literature of the Greek world…show more content… 31. What is the symbolism of the story of Zeus and Europa?
The symbolism of the story of Zeus and Europa is
32. What happened to Alexander the Great’s Empire after his death?
After Alexander the Great’s death Hellinistic culture continued and Macedonian generals fought for control of his empire. Antigonus became king of Macedonia and controlled the city-states; Ptolemy seized Egypt, became a pharaoh and established a dynasty. Seleucus took most of the Old Persian Empire. They all had total control of their people.
33. What did the philosopher Zeno teach during the Hellenistic age with his philosophy of stoicism?
Zeno’s philosophy of stoicism during the Hellenistic age was that people should live “virtuous lives” in harmony with the will of god or the “natural laws that God established to run the universe”.
34. How did Aristotle impact European learning 1500 years after his death?
Aristotle impacted European learning 1500 years after his death because he invented a “method for arguing according to the rules of logic and applied this method to solving problems in psychology, physics and biology.
35. Who was the author of the