The Hellenistic Period

ancient greece

King Phillip II of Macedonia

Conquered Greece. From 337 BC his son Alexander the Great conquered the Persian Empire and built an empire that streched all the way to western India

Alexander the Great

After Alexander´s death, the empire divided into a number of hellenistic monarchies. However, Greek cultural influence was maintaned in all these regions.

ALEXANDRIA

Alexander the Great and the Birth of Hellenism

THE EMPIRE OF ALEXANDER THE GREAT

Curiosity : Ancient Library of Alexandria.

The Royal Library of Alexandria was the greatest library of the ancient world, and held an enormous number of manuscripts.