Hellenistic Greece

Hellenistic Greece is the historical period of the country following Classical Greece, between the death of Alexander the Great in 323 BC and the annexation of the classical Greek Achaean League heartlands by the Roman Republic (31 BC). (wiki)

Connected Sites

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Agrigento Selected excavated areas reveal the late Hellenistic and Roman town (OUV)
Aphrodisias a small ancient Greek Hellenistic city in the historic Caria cultural region of western Anatolia (wiki)
Archaeological site of Philippi The vibrant Hellenistic city of Philip II, of which the walls and their gates, the theatre and the funerary heroon (temple) are to be seen. (OUV)
Ephesus Ephesus is an exceptional testimony to the cultural traditions of the Hellenistic, Roman Imperial and early Christian periods (OUV)
Epidaurus "Asclepius, the most important healer god of antiquity, brought prosperity to the sanctuary, which in the 4th and 3rd centuries BC embarked on an ambitious building program for enlarging and reconstruction of monumental buildings. Fame and prosperity continued throughout the Hellenistic period." (wiki)
Hierapolis-Pamukkale Hellenistic spa town of Hierapolis, founded by the Attalid kings of Pergamom at the end of the 2nd century B.C (OUV)
Nemrut Dag The Hierotheseion of Antiochos I is one of the most ambitious constructions of the Hellenistic period. (OUV)
Paphos The mosaics of Nea Paphos are extremely rare and are considered amongst the finest specimens in the world; they cover the Hellenistic period to the Byzantine period. (OUV)
Pergamon The acropolis of Pergamon, with its urban planning and architectural remains is an outstanding ensemble of the Hellenistic Period. (OUV)
Syracuse "The authenticity of Syracuse is evident in many of the city's structures, which retain the same characteristics as during the late Hellenistic period (...) The original Hellenistic system and the changes that occurred during the various historical periods have made it possible to clearly distinguish the evidence left in each age and how each culture operated and interacted with the pre-existing ones." (Official description)
Troy The surrounding landscape, known as the Troad, is a unique creation by Hellenistic and Roman rulers, who developed it as a memorial to the Trojan War and its heroes, for pilgrimage, festivals, and tourism. ... Hellenistic burial mounds... (OUV)


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