Born in Macedonia
son to king Phillip ll
taught by Aristotle
loved everything that was Greek
slept with the book of Illiad under his pillow at night
Phillip is assassinated becomes king of Macedonia
belligerents: Macedonia vs. Persians
Belligerents : Persia vs. Macedonia
library if Alexandria (500,000 scrolls) Alexander created 20 more cities
Alex's troops stuck In the gedrosia desert
Alex dies I'm Babylon Plutarch writes that he died in Nebuchadnezzar's palace.
Greeks teach romans:
1) grow olives and grapes
1) Greek alphabet
3) architecture, sculpting, literature
Etruscans teach Romans:
2) Streets, temples, public buildings around a central square,
3) Tomb paintings/Murals
4)Serve as model for Roman military
The Roman push out the ruling family, Tarquins, and set up republic-leaders are chosen by the public.
1)Romans combine with their fellow Latins to join forces to take over Italy.
1) Become the champs of Italy
Moses sees burning bush, God tells Moses to lead Israelites out of Egypt
Judge Deborah and Barak destory King Jabin and his army to Win the hilly region of Canaan.
Assyrians take out all the Israelite people and scatter them throughout Iraq.
Under Chaldean rules, Jews are permitted to keep their kings as long as they pay a tax to the Chaldean Empire. Jews try to rebel against the Chaldeans and are severly punished by King Nebuchadnezzar.
The king of Persia allows jews to return to Israel some stay in Iraq some return. They are not permitted a king but are allowed to be ruled by priest.
Hellenistic age is over in the Mediterranean. Roman rule begins.
Romans punish the Jews. Destroy the temple. Jerusalem ; all that remains of it today is the western wall
As punishment, Romans do not allot Jews to return to Israel. Romans rename the land Palestine