Hellenistic Greece

  • Period between 323 BC (death of Alexander the Great) and 146 BC (Battle of Corinth, Roman hegemony over Greece)

Warfare

  • Changes in warfare
    • Hoplites are increasingly supplemented by light-armed and specialised troops
    • Warfare is increasingly more involving civilian populations
    • Tremendous increase in mercenary soldiers
  • Weakening of polis identification

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Important People

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(inventors and philosophers of nature)

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