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Hellenistic period

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  • Hellenistic period — This article focuses on the historical aspects of the Hellenistic age; for the cultural aspects see Hellenistic civilisation. The Hellenistic period describes the era which followed the conquests of Alexander the Great. During this time, Greek… …   Wikipedia

  • Hellenistic religion — comprises any of the various systems of beliefs and practices of the peoples who lived under the influence of ancient Greek culture during the Hellenistic period and the Roman Empire (ca. 300 BC to 300 AD). The Hellenistic period constitutes one… …   Wikipedia

  • Hellenistic astrology — is a tradition of horoscopic astrology that was developed and practiced in Hellenistic Egypt and the Mediterranean, whose texts were written in Greek (or sometimes Latin), sometime around the late 2nd or early 1st century BCE. [ See David Pingree …   Wikipedia

  • Hellenistic Age — In the eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East, the period between the death of Alexander the Great (323 BC) and the conquest of Egypt by Rome (30 BC). Alexander and his successors established Greek monarchies that controlled the area from… …   Universalium

  • Hellenistic religion — Introduction       any of the various systems of beliefs and practices of eastern Mediterranean peoples from 300 BC to AD 300.       The period of Hellenistic influence, when taken as a whole, constitutes one of the most creative periods in the… …   Universalium

  • Hellenistic civilization — This article focuses on the cultural aspects of the Hellenistic age; for the historical aspects see Hellenistic period. Hellenistic civilization represents the zenith of Greek influence in the ancient world. After the conquest of the Persian… …   Wikipedia

  • Hellenistic art — The art of the Hellenistic period has long been the victim of the relative disdain attached to the period. Cessavit deinde ars ( then art disappeared ) remarks Pliny the Elder in his Natural History (XXXIV, 52), after having described the… …   Wikipedia

  • Hellenistic Greece — The Hellenistic period of European history was the period between the death of Alexander the Great (Alexander III of Macedon) in 323 BC and the annexation of the classical Greek heartlands by Rome in 146 BC. Although the establishment of Roman… …   Wikipedia

  • Hellenistic armies — The Hellenistic armies is the term applied to the armies of the successor kingdoms which emerged after the death of the Alexander the Great. After his death, Alexander s huge empire was torn between his succesors, the Diadochi. During the Wars of …   Wikipedia

  • Hellenistic-era warships — The famous 2nd century BC Nike of Samothrace, standing atop the prow of an oared warship, most probably a trihemiolia. From the 4th century BC on, new types of oared warships appeared in the Mediterranean Sea, superseding the trireme and… …   Wikipedia

  • Hellenistic biological sciences — R.J.Kankinson The five centuries that separate Aristotle’s death in 322 BC from Galen’s ascendancy in Rome in the latter part of the second century AD were fertile ones for the biological sciences, in particular medicine. Nor is the period solely …   History of philosophy

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