Guided Reading 5-3, 5-4 (Greece: Alexander the Great, Spread of Greek Culture)
by Charles Burkes
| 20 Questions
Note from the author:
GREECE: Alexander the Great and the Spread of Greek Culture

Alexander the Great

Directions: Answering Questions Reading the section and completing the questions below will help you learn about Alexander the Great. Refer to your textbook to answer the questions.
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Where is Macedonia located in relation to Greece?
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What three things did Philip II especially admire about the Greeks?
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Name the Athenian lawyer who warned the Greeks that Philip was
a threat to freedom.
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What war had left the Greeks weak and divided?
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How old was Alexander when he became king of Macedonia?
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How many soldiers did Alexander lead to victory over the Persians at the Battle of Granicus?
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Although Alexander is known primarily as a military leader, what city did he build in Egypt that became one of the most important cities of the ancient world?
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Why did Alexander turn back to Greece after invading India in 326 B.C.?
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Name four aspects of Greek culture that Alexander and his armies spread throughout Asia and northern Africa.
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Name the four kingdoms that arose out of the decline of Alexander’s empire.

The Spread of Greek Culture

Directions: Reading for Accuracy Reading the section and completing the activity below will help you learn more about the spread of Greek culture. Use your textbook to decide if a statement is true or false. Write T or F in the blank, and if a statement is false, rewrite it correctly on the same line after the letter "F" for false.
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The library in Alexandria contained more than 500,000 scrolls.
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The epic poem Argonautica was written by the poet Theocritus.
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Epicureanism taught that the way to be happy was to seek out pleasure.
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Epicureans felt it was important to be active in politics.
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5. A Phoenician named Zeno developed the philosophy of Epicureanism.
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Stoics taught that happiness came from following reason, not emotions, and doing your duty.
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Today, the word stoic is used to describe someone who is very expressive of his or her emotions.
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Aristarchus held that Earth was the center of the universe.
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Eratosthenes wrote Elements about plane geometry.
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Archimedes of Syracuse figured out the value of pi that is used to measure the area of circles.
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