Greek architects sought to convey a sense of perfect balance to reflect the harmony and order of the universe. A prominent example of this is the Parthenon.
In order to avoid your desires and disappointments, you must accept what life gives you.
The most influential school of philosophy during the Hellenistic Age was Stoicism, and its founder was Zeno, who urged the above phrase.
Legacy of Alexander the Great
This city is named after me!
At the heart of the Hellenistic world stood the city of Alexandria, which boasted a large variety of goods in its market, a grand lighthouse, and the Museum.
We finally have rights!
Math & Science
During the Hellenistic Age, Pythagoras discovered his theorem for right triangles, Euclid wrote The Elements, and Aristarchus made the theory of a heliocentric solar system. Archimedes also made some inventions using his knowledge of physics.
I derived the Pythagorean Theorem!
I wrote The Elements!
Throughout the Hellenistic Age, women were no longer restricted to their homes. Many women learned to read and write, some became philosophers, and royal women held much more power than before.
The Greek physician Hippocrates studied the causes of illnesses and looked for cures. His Hippocratic oath also set ethical standards for doctors.