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Ancient Greek and Roman expansion

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Alex Martin

on 21 October 2012

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IF YOU WANT TO SEE AN EXAMPLE ON HOW TO USE THIS TEMPLATE, PLEASE CHECK: https://prezi.com/n-8ibkiw881r/number-systems/ Beyond Italian Peninsula Growth within the Italian Peninsula Rome Greece Greece and Rome Ancient empire expansion The early years Alexander
the great 356-323 bce Father King Philip ii
Took control of weak
city states
Alexander expanded
on empire His reign as the
Macedonian king
took place in the
Hellenistic period. His expansion. Swept through to the east Post Alexander Alexander's exploration 331 bce, ended Persian
empire at Guagamala 337 bce, invading punjab, army refused to go further
for multiple reasons Battle of Guagamala Greece half as many men
Against King Darius iii
Looked grim for greece,
fought back & won His death Died in Babylon
11 June 323 BCE
Un-defined, but due
to illness The civilizations and cities he
took over embraced the greek
culture. Three different kingdoms set up
The Antigonids (Greece)
The Seleucids (central Asia and near east)
The Ptolemis (Egypt) Far north controlled
by Persians
Greece stuck in
their pocket Around roughly 800-480 bce
many more greek city states
were developed and a bigger
urbanized population grew.
This was called the Archaic period Started as Latium Started to gain strength from 510bce The first main battle and
struggle of expansion was
in 405 bce was at veii In the fourth century bce
the gauls invaded rome Learnt from losses from the gaul invasion Rome swept through to southern italy with ease- due to their man power Main rival Carthage- settled in northern africa, 3 wars ( punic) fought against them Rome's main struggle when moving out of Italy was expanding to all direction into europe
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