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Alexander the Great
356-323 BCE; son of King Philip II of Macedon. Remembered for his conquest of the Persian Empire and most of the Near East
One of the Hellenistic successor kingdoms to Alexander the Great's empire. Included most of Greece and Asia Minor.
Kingdoms carved out of the empire conquered by Alexander the Great. Blended Greek and Asiatic cultures; extant in the Mediterranean basin and Middle East between 300 BCE and 200 CE
Conflicts between the neighbors Sparta and Messenia that resulted in Messenia's conquest by Sparta in about 600 BCE
2nd of Homers 2 epic poems...detailing the adventures of homeward-bound Ulysses coming from the siege of Troy
The great civil war between Athens and Sparta and their respective allies in ancient Greece; fought between 429-404 BCE and eventually won by Sparta
the Athenian democratic leader and spokesman who died in the midst of the Peloponnesian War in the fifth cent. BCE
conflict between the Greeks and the Persian Empire in the fifth century BCE, fought in two installments and ending with Greek victory
Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt
Egyptian state created by Ptolemy, one of Alexander the Great's generals, in the Hellenistic Era
Seleucid Kingdom of Persia
One of the 3 Hellenistic Kingdoms, the successor state to the empire of Alexander the Great in most of the Middle East.
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