← Ch 9 lesson 4 study guide Export Options Alphabetize Word-Def Delimiter Tab Comma Custom Def-Word Delimiter New Line Semicolon Custom Data Copy and paste the text below. It is read-only. Select All Do ou think Alexander was a good leader? Explain. Yes, he knew how to take great charge when facing a larger army. He ordered his army to attack the Persians. He conquered! When did Persia begin its rule over Egypt? About 532 B.C.. How did Alexander's leadership affect the size of his empire? It allowed him to expand his empire on three continents. Based on the map, on which continents did Alexander make conquests? Europe, Asia, and Africa. About how far is it from the farthest east to farthest west of Alexander's conquests? About 3000 miles. Which army did Alexander defeat before heading eastward? The Persian army/empire. Give two reasons that explain why Alexander has been called "Alexander the Great"? Alexander conquered a vast empire and spread Greek culture to the conquered lands. Did Alexander's empire continue to grow after his death? Explain After he died, his empire was divided among 3 generals but the Hellenistic culture still expanded. What is one reason why Egypt became a great center of learning? Egypt's large and diverse population valued learning and combined knowledge from many different cultures. How did the Hellenistic culture affect Greek civilization? It brought Greek civilizations to many lands and influenced laws, architecture, and the works read by many young people. How do modern doctors honor the father of medicine? When they become doctors, they make a promise to heal, which is called the Hippocratic Oath. It is named after Hippocrates. How did Alexander become king of Macedonia? His father died. How did Alexander display his leadership? He defeated the persians in 334 BC by charging instead of retreating. What responsibilities did citizens of Athens have? Defend the city, participate in the government. What dity di Alexander the Great found in Egypt? Alexandria Which occured earlier: the beginning of democracy in Greece, or the death of Alexander the Great? The beginning of democracy in Greece. Who were some of the great philosophers of Athens during its Golden Age? Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle What effect did Alexander the Great have on Greek culture? Alexander spread Greek culture through Asia.