They built temples, palaces, and other public buildings. They also created an elaborate new style that saw Hellenistic rulers as godlike monarchs.
Art and Architecture
They built new schools of philosophy. They also advanced in their learning.
Legacy of Alexander
Alexander found new cities and expanded Greek culture. He encouraged the work of scholars and took Babylon.
Pythagoras derived a formula to calculate the relationship between the sides of a right triangle. Euclid wrote a textbook that is a basis for modern geometry. Archimedes applied principles of physics to make practical inventions.
Math and Science
Hippocrates studied the causes of illnesses and looked for cures. The Hippocratic oath set ethical standards for doctors.
Women are no longer restricted to houses. Women learned to read and write. Royal women were allowed to rule with their husbands and sons.