Achievements of Hellenistic Age

Achievements of Hellenistic Age

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  • Art & Architecture
  • The Parthenon Temple represented balance and inside was a sculpture of Athena covered in ivory and gold. Of course we can't forget about the Greek columns that inspire many buildings today.
  • Culture
  • Pericles hired people rebuild what the Persians destroyed which increased prosperity by creating jobs for artisans and workers. Aspasia and Pericles turned Athens into the cultural center of Greece. They surrounded themselves with writers, thinkers, and artists.
  • Alexander's Legacy
  • Alexander The Great helped blend different cultures together and founded many cities. he adopted many Persian customs and caused the Hellenistic Age to begin.
  • Math & Science
  • In the Hellenistic Age, math and science advanced. It was built off of Greek, Egypt and Babylonian ideas.The Pythagoras was developed. The Elements was even written by Euclid which is now the basis for geometry.
  • Medicine
  • Hippocratus studied the cause and cure for illnesses. His oath is still similarly used by doctors today.
  • Women
  • Paintings, statues, and legal codes revealed women became more free from their houses and to education. Royal women soon became more common too. Cleopatra eventually ruled Egypt.
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