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Homework G-10 (optional assignment) due Monday. This assignment is available on my website (www.mrberman.net). If you complete this assignment, you will receive 2 points extra credit on the test. Test on Greece Tuesday 20 Multiple Choice 3 short answers (out of 4 choices)
Aim 11: Just how “great” was Alexander the Great (continued) “...When he came to Thebes...the city...was sacked and razed. Alexander’s hope being that so severe an example might terrify the rest of Greece into obedience...thirty thousand, were publicly sold for slaves, and it is computed that upwards of six thousand were put to the sword.” – Plutarch, Greek Historian, 90 A.D. 1. According to this passage, what did Alexander the Great do? 2. How does this passage depict (describe) Alexander the Great?
Alexander the Great Assignment Finish assigning the grades you would give Alexander the Great in the different subjects listed on the report card. Provide brief explanations for why you are giving him these grades. Under Teachers Comments, answer this question: Does Alexander meet your definition of being a “great” man. Why or why not?
I. The Hellenistic Era (300 B.C.-133 B.C.) A. After Alexander’s death, his empire quickly fell apart and was divided into four kingdoms in the Middle East and Central Asia. B. Leads to the Hellenistic Era (“to imitate Greeks”) as Greek language and ideas spread to all of the Persians, Egyptians Indians and Greeks living in these new kingdoms.
II. Hellenistic Accomplishments A. Much of the knowledge discovered during this period was stored in the great library of Alexandria, Egypt. B. Medicine Hippocrates / Hippocratic oath
II. Hellenistic Accomplishments C. Astronomy Aristarchus develops the heliocentric theory of the universe. Scientists calculate Earth’s circumference within 200 miles of the actual figure. D. Math & Physics: 1. Euclid Writes a textbook Elements on geometry used until modern times 2. Archimedes Calculates the value of pi (3.14) discovers specific gravity. 3. Pythagoras Pythagorean theorem