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HIEU 201 Chapter 5 Quiz Liberty University

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1. Alexander's invasion of the Near East was motivated primarily by a wish to avenge the Persian attacks on Greece in the fifth century B.C.; to eliminate any further threat from Persia; and also to satisfy his own desire for adventure

2. Which of the following is NOT an example of the ways in which the world changed after Alexander's conquests? The distinction between barbarian and Green became much more prominent

3. The Hellenistic kingdoms were ruled by kings who relied on the use of mercenary armies and sought loyalty from their subjects

4. Koine refers to a form of shared ________ in Hellenistic cities. language

5. Hellenistic cosmopolitanism expressed itself in all of the following ways EXCEPT the integration of the culture of the city and the culture of the countryside

6. Signs that the status of women in Hellenistic society showed some improvement over the classical period include evidence that all of the above

7. The leading historian of the Hellenistic Age was Polybius

8. The achievements of Hellenistic scientist's were stimulated, at least in part, by the exchange of new ideas and new knowledge gathered over a wide geographical area

9. The philosophy of Epicurus taught the value of passivity and urged withdrawal from civic life

10. Stoicism reflected the cosmopolitan nature of Hellenistic society in that it postulated that the world constituted a single society, the city of humanity united by the concept of Logos

11. The Skeptics taught that truth may or may not exist, but humans are incapable of resolving this question

12. Cynics responded to the conditions of the Hellenistic world by disassociating themselves form all aspects of normal society and emphasizing total individual freedom

13. After Alexander's death his empire fractured into three dynasties: the Ptolemies in Egypt, the Seleucids in western Asia, and the Antigonids in Macedonia

14. The unrivaled commercial center of the Hellenistic world was Alexandria

15. The Alexandrian scholar-poet Callimachus urged his fellow poets to write short, finely crafted works rather than epics

16. The plays of Menander were apolitical, portraying instead a preoccupation with private life and human weakness

17. Hellenistic and Hellenic philosophers differed in that Hellenic thinkers sought to define the individual's relationship to the polis, while Hellenistic philosophy dealt more with the individual's relationship to humanity

18. Epicurus believed that a wise person should seek to escape from all sources of worry and fear

19. According to the Stoics, the wise person ordered their lives according to natural law

20. In contrast to Epicurean and Stoic belief, the Skeptics held that all systems of belief were flawed and did not seek a single path to happiness