Secrets of Archaeology
Episode 23 - The Fabulous Centers of Hellenism. Between the 3rd and 1st centuries BC, many cities in Asia Minor (modern-day Turkey) reached unprecedented artistic levels. They were the new centers of Hellenism; the fruit of the junction of Greek and Eastern civilizations. In this episode, we will journey to the cities of Ephesus and Pergamum. In Pergamum, we will behold the city's great alter, which the citizens considered to be a symbol of the cultural supremacy of Hellenistic people over the rest of the world.
|Episode 23 - The Fabulous Centers of Hellenism|
|Hellenistic period - wikipedia
The Hellenistic period is the period of ancient Greek and Mediterranean history between the death of Alexander the Great in 323 BC and the emergence of the Roman Empire.
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