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what was the Hellenistic period?

It was a period when the Greek culture spread and influenced Southwest Asia and Eastern Mediterranean area

What did the term Hellenistic mean?

It meant to Imitate Greek

_____ is the process of spreading Greek culture

Hellenization

Who is credited with the spread of Greek culture?

Alexander the great

The era of the Hellenistic societies began with the death of _______ in 323 B.C

Aldexander the Great

How did the Hellenistic societies end?

They ended with Rome's conquest of Egypt in 30 B.C, although some may argue that the period ended when Constantine moved the capital of the Roman Empire to Constantinople in 330 A.D

How did Alexander the Great help spread Greek culture?

When he conquered foreign lands, he encouraged his men to take up wives, he took the customs of the people he conquered and taught them his own traditions. His army was made up of an international force (men from different backgrounds)