What three kingdoms were created out of Alexanders empire after his death?
Alexander left no clear heir, and after his death his generals divided up his empire and fought amongst themelves. It eventually settled down to Macedonia, Syria and Egypt.
He left no viable heir, and his generals grabbed parts of the empire and fought over these spoils. The residue was the Hellenistic Kingdoms ruled by dynasties descended from the most successful surviving generals.
Macedonia, Syria, Pergamum, and Egypt
Macedonian generals were fighting for control over his empire.
Macedonia, Egypt, Syria.
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He died of a fever. It is unknown whether this was a natural event or whether it was induced by poisoning. His empire was divided up by this generals, who fought over the spoils. It eventually settled down to the separate kingdoms (we call them today the Hellenistic kingdoms) of Macedonia, Egypt, Syria-Mesopotamia and Pergamon, which were subsequently incorporated into the expanding Roman Empire.
Alexander conquered Egypt, Macedonia, and the Persian Empire.
He had not left a strong leader in his place.
Alexander the Great's generals split up his empire after his death and created kingdoms. We call them Hellenistic because they tried to make them 'like Greek' (Hellenic)
After his death his generals carved up his empire amongst themselves and created what we now call the Hellenistic Kingdoms.
The Hellenistic kingdoms
Alexander died at the age of 32. His time as king was spent conquering the Persian Empire and was too brief for any significant other activities. This lay with his successors who created kingdoms (the Hellenistic Kingdoms) when they seized parts of his empire after his death.
The Persian Empire ceased to exist after Alexander the Great took it over. It became the Macedonian Empire. After his death it was divided into the Hellenistic Kingdoms by the generals who succeeded him. These kingdoms included Macedonia, Egypt, Syria and others in Asia Minor and Greece.
Four distinct kingdoms emerged into independence following Alexander's death and the break-up of his unified empire. Macedonia, Alexander's home region, retained its position as ruler of Greece and closely surrounding areas. The Ptolemaic kingdom encompassed most of what is now Egypt. The Pergamons controlled most of what is now modern-day Turkey (Asia Minor) and other areas adjacent to the Black Sea. The Seleucids ruled the largest portion of the former empire, from the Middle East… Read More
After Alexanders death, Macedonian generals were fighting for control over his empire. 3 leaders: Antigonnus, Ptolemy, and Selecus won control by becoming ruler of Macedonia Greek city-states, title of Pharaoh in Egypt, and controlling the Persian Empire
There was no war to which we give that title. Hellenistic is a modern name we give to the kingdoms created when Alexander the Great's generals split up his empire after his death.
His generals split it up amongst themselves, establishing their own kingdoms (today we call them the Hellenistic kingdoms).
Alexander the Great conquered the Persian Empire over ten years from 334 BCE, however he did not destroy it, but rather turned it into an empire of his own. After his death, his generals divided it up amongst themselves and created what we today call the Hellenistic Kingdoms.
Death of Malik Shah affect the Seljuk Empire- no capable shah appeared to replace him. So, the empire quickly disintegrated into a loose collection of minor kingdoms.
Hellenistic means 'like Greek'. It was spread by the Macedonians through the empire created by Alexander the Great. After his death, his general divided his empire amongst themselves and established their own kingdoms which we today call the Hellenistic kingdoms. There were several which contested with each other but eventually settled into Macedonia, Egypt, Syria and Pergamon.
Alexander's empire did not grow because after he died his generals seized control of the provinces, turning them into kingdoms of their own. After much infighting, the main kingdoms were Egypt, Syria Pergamon and Macedonia.
The assault by Alexander the Great, who replaced the empire with his own Macedonian Empire. It was split up into several Hellenistic kingdoms after Alexander's death.
PtolemaicKingdom: Established 305 BC end it 30 BCSeleucid Empire: Established 312 BC end it 63 BC Kingdom of Pergamon: Established 282 BC end it 133 BC
Formation of a Macedonian empire led by him, and after his early death, to the splitting up of the empire into separate kingdoms by his warring generals, which we today call the Hellenistic kingdoms.
Alexander the Great took over the Persian Empire. After his early death his generals divided the empire into kingdoms of their own. We today call them the Hellenistic kingdoms (= like Greek).
There was no Greek empire. After Alexander the Great's death, his generals divided the empire amogst themselves, forming what we call today the Hellenistic kingdoms - Macedonia, Egypt, Syria and Pergamon. These kingdoms were progressively absorbed into the Roman Empire in the Second and First Centuries BCE.
Amongst his generals who took parts of it and formed what we call the Hellenistic Kingdoms.
Macedonia, Egypt, Syria and Pergmon.
He didn't build the empire, he simply took it over from the Persians. After his early death, his generals fought each other and split the empire amongt themselves and formed their own kingdoms.
Alexander tried to establish Greek customs and culture into the empire he took over from Persia. His early death ended this, but his successors divided his empire amongst themselves, setting up kingdoms. These kingdoms had a veneer of Greek culture practiced by the ruling Macedonians and Greeks, but this was superficial - the ordinary people retained their own lifestyle. So the kingdoms we call Hellenistic - 'like Hellenic' rather than true Hellenic (Greek).
A period of cultural diffusion between Greece and the Near East. First, his converting it into an empire of his own, then after his early death, his generals carved it up and established kingdoms of their own which we today call the Hellenistic kingdoms.
Egypt, Macedonia, Syria.
He left no clear successor, and his generals seized various parts of the empire for themselves and fought over the spoils, eventually forming several kingdoms which we today call the Hellenistic Kingdoms, most durable of which were Egypt (by Ptolemy), Syria (by Seleucis) and Macedonia.
By:nevaeh Alexander's empire fell after his death because all this general began fighting each other for power. Eventually, four Kingdoms arose, lead by four of his greatest generals.
His general divided his empire amongst themselves and established kingdoms of their own. These kingdoms became Greek for the ruling Macedonians and Greeks, but the rest continued their own cultures.
The Persian Empire did not exist after Alexander the Great died - it was his Macedonian Empire. An his death, his generals who were ruling the provinces converted them into kingdoms of their own (the Hellenistic Kingdoms), starting with Ptolemy in Egypt. Seleucus took Syria and to the east, while Asia Minor was taken by Antigonus.
It was taken over by Alexander the Great as a Macedonian Empire. After his death it was divided up by his generals who established Hellenistic Kingdoms - Egypt, Syria-Babylon, Asia Minor, (and Macedonia).
After his death his generals divided his empire into kingdoms of their own which lasted for until Rome took them over.
The Hellenistic period after Alexander's death, when his empire was divided up by his generals, who established the Hellenistic Kingdoms.
Great spoils for the Macedonian conquerors who, after Alexander's death, divided the empire amongst themselves and formed kingdoms of their own in Egypt, Syria-Mesopotamia, Asia Minor and mainland Greece.
It became the empire of the Macedonian king Alexander the Great. This ended quickly on his death, and was split up by his generals into kingdoms of his own which we today call the Hellenistic Kingdoms - which included Egypt under Ptolemy and his successors and Syria under Seleucis and his successors and some other transitory ones.
It split into Macedon, the kingdom of Pergamon in Asia Minor, the Seleucid empire (eastern Turkey, Syria, Lebanos, palestine, Iraq, Persia, Afghanistan western Pakistan and part of central Asia) and the Ptolemaic kingdom in Egypt
His generals divided Alexander's empire into kingdoms of their own. Although Macedonians themselves, they had adopted the superior Greek culture, and imposed it on the upper class in their kingdoms of Macedonia, Egypt, Syria and Pergamon.
Alexander the Great's generals, after his early death at age 33, divided up his empire, establishing their own kingdoms and spreading Greek culture within them. We today call these the Hellenistic Kingdoms (Hellenistic = like Hellenism)
It was progressively swallowed up by Alexander the Great, and on his death was divided up between his generals into the Hellenistic Kingdoms and given a veneer of Greek culture.
He captured the Persian Empire and took it over. He attempted to convert it to Greek culture and language, but his early death forestalled this, and his generals who carved the empire up between them established their own kingdoms.
No. The Hellenistic period was over a century later when Alexander the Great's empire was split up after his death by his generals into separate kingdoms, which have been given the modern name of Hellenistic Kingdoms - Egypt, Macedonia and Syria, and hence it was the Hellenistic period until they were absorbed into the Roman Empire in the First Century BCE.
The only Greek Empire was the one created by Alexander the Great. It was not a successful empire, as it did not survive his death.