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Humanities West – Alexander/Alexandria: The Flowering of Hellenistic Culture

Humanities West – Alexander/Alexandria: The Flowering of Hellenistic Culture

Alexander/Alexandria: The Flowering of Hellenistic Culture February 5 and 6, 2010 Herbst Theatre, San Francisco     Alexander conquered the vast Persian Empire and founded Alexandria before dying in his 33rd year in 323 BCE. In the aftermath, Greek literature, learning, and art intermingled with Egyptian, Persian, Babylonian, and Hebrew cultures. The interplay of cultures caused ethnic, artistic, and religious […]

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