The Hellenistic age
By: Wyatt Huang


Basic factsThe Hellenistic age is a period between the death of Alexander the Great(B.C.323) and end in B.C. 146. In that period most of the country that Alexander conquer: North Africa, West Asia, Central Asia, and Greece are been Hellenistic. Hellenistic means relating to Greek history, language, and culture after Alexander’s death. It also affect the center of civilization move to the place that Europe and Asia meet and also make the fusion of the religions from Europe and Asia and also cause the art form change to carving and sculpture.
Art in Hellenistic age
The art in the Hellenistic age is usually carving sculpture and their art have fuses the Greece and have carry on the tradition of Etruria. It alsohave purse the grandiosity style and make the sculpture personalized. The famous sculpture in the Hellenistic age is Kylie Minogue Aphrodite Luo Dide andLaocoon.
End of the Hellenistic age
In the end of the Hellenistic age all the empire start to become weaker and weaker and because the two major enemy, Seleucid Empire and Ptolemaic empire is also become weak very fast. So then, Rome have interact the Empire more often. When, the Seleucid have weakened so much that it almost destroyed, the proconsul Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus destroyed the Seleucid empire completely and then turn the Seleucid Empire to Romes. After the civil war of Octavian and Antony, the Ptolematic Empire is destroyed and it lead to the end of the Hellenistic age.
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The famous sculpture in Hellenistic age, Laocoon


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