Alexander the Great was born in 356 BC Philip his father was the brother of Perdiccas III king of Macedonia. His mother’s name was Olympia’s. Olympia’s was the daughter of King Neoptolemus I. He was known wide to be a great powerful man. Alexander had a younger sister named Cleopatra.
333 BC Jews under Hellenistic rule. 63 BC Jews under Roman rule. 70 AD Fall of Jerusalem to the Romans. Major events between 50 BC - 100 AD 63 BC - 40 BC Hyrcanus2 rules, but is subject to Rome. 41 BC - 30 BC Antony Caesar Roman Emperor.
In 429 B.C.E., Pericles caught the plague, and died the same year. Pericles, unlike some other Athenians, was born to a high-ranking nobility family. His father, Xanthippus, was an influential figure and prominent statesman in Athens, as was Pericles when he was older (Hamish 18). On the other hand, his mother, Agariste, was a housewife, but also helped Pericles in becoming successful by teaching him complex ideas about life. As you can see, both Xanthippus and Agariste had great influences on Pericles.
Caesars was born into a family of patricians, which was a ruling class in ancient Rome. Little of Caesar's childhood is recorded. His father, also of the name Gaius Julius Caesar, governed the province of Asia. His aunt, Julia, married Gaius Marius, a prominent figure in the Roman Republic and his mother Aurelia Cotta, came from a very influential family. It is said that Julius always had a fire burning in his heart to lead like his father, so after his father died in 85 BC and when he reached the age, he became what he was.
Nico Colón Miss J. Jungferman Pre-IB English I -- May 2014 Dominance of Men in Marriage Throughout history, men have been superior to women. All the way back to 429 BC, men live their lives to keep their wives happy. Sophocles was an ancient Greek writer who composed many plays, “but only seven of [his] plays have survived intact” (Corcoran et al. 429). He wrote the famous Oedipus Rex with a very tangled sense of marriage.
The Hellenistic age was started after Alexander conquered much of the known world and spread Greek culture and language. The Hellenistic age was the classical age of Greece and it was made possible only through the conquests of Alexander the Great. Centuries after his death Alexander the Great, is still remembered in modern culture. Not just because of his deeds, but because of the deeds he inspired in other people such as Pompey and Napoleon, two famous people who did great things in their time. Alexander has been talked and studied about for centuries and will likely continue be for many more generations
The oldest of these is The Suppliant Maidens. The trilogy, Agamemnon, Choephore, and Eumendis, was not long before 458. Aeschylus acted in his own plays. His family belonged to an old Athenian nobility and, as part of his duty, he fought in at least two wars where the Greeks defeated the Persians: Marathon and Salamis. Some scholars say that he participated in one or more of the northern expeditions in the years following the Persian War.
Plato was born to an aristocratic family in Athens, Greece. When he was a child his father, Ariston, who was believed to be descended from the early kings of Athens died, and his mother, Perictione married Pyrilampes. As a young man Plato was always interested in political leadership and eventually became a disciple of Socrates. He followed his philosophy and his dialectical style, which is believed to be the search for truth through questions, answers, and additional questions. After witnessing the death of Socrates at the hands of the Athenian democracy in 399 B.C., Plato left Athens and continued to travel to Italy, Sicily, and Egypt.
The members were Greek city-states, who band together to protect themselves against future threats by the Persian Empire. In 461, Pericles, the leader of the Athenian Democratic Party, became ruler of Athens. After Pericles death, the Peloponnesian War between Athens and Sparta raged on for almost three decades (Pericles). Religion in Ancient Greece was complex and consisted of many gods and goddesses. Th... ... middle of paper ... ... the Greeks and drafted the entire male population.
ATHENIAN WOMEN It is ridiculous to assume that the Athenian women of Ancient Greece were respected and revered by men. These women were not held in high regard. Men controlled all aspects of their lives, beginning with their fathers and continuing with their husbands once they married. Most girls were married in their very early teens to men that were usually much older (Xenophon’s Oeconomicus), sometimes as much as twice the age of their wives. The age difference was considered a moot point since women at that time often did not survive the rigors of repeated childbirth and died young.