The Hellenistic Era

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Meaning

This is the name for the time period following Alexander the Great’s conquests. The Golden Age of the Hellenistic period was from 323 to 30 BCE.

The Hellenistic Period is contrasted with Classical Greece, with the Hellenistic being a time of decadence and decline.

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