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  • In the Hellenistic period it gained inportance as a fortress by which the Macedonian rulers controlled central Greece.
  • Here you find articles in the encyclopedia on topics related to the Hellenistic period.
  • While modern research has added considerably to our knowledge of prehistoric Athens, a still greater light has been thrown on the architecture and topography of the city in the earlier historic or " archaic " era, the subsequent age of Athenian greatness, and the period of decadence which set in with the Macedonian conquest; the first extends from the dawn of history to 480-479 B.C., when the city was destroyed by the Persians; the second, or classical, age closes in 322 B.C., when Athens lost its political independence after the Lamian War; the third, or Hellenistic, in 146 B.C., when the state fell under Roman protection.
  • All the Hellenistic courts felt it a great part of prestige to be filled with the light of Hellenic culture.
  • It was thus that when Rome became a world-empire, it found to some extent the forms of government ready made, and took over from the Hellenistic monarchies a tradition which it handed on to the later world.
 

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