The Hellenistic Period: Definition & History


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Which of the following individuals began the cultural fusion that resulted in the Hellenistic period?

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1. Why did the local populations resent the Greeks in Hellenistic cities?

2. What does the term Hellenistic mean?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help check your understanding of the lesson on the Hellenistic Period. Some of the details that you will be assessed on include the cultural fusion that began the era.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Local resentment of the Greeks
  • Greek polis
  • Changes in Greek religion

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the Hellenistic Period
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the definition of Hellenistic
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how Greeks viewed their own status compared with local populations

Additional Learning

Complete the lesson titled The Hellenistic Period: Definition & History for more information. The lesson features the learning goals listed below:

  • Identify the impact of Alexander the Great on the birth of the Hellenistic Period
  • Know the characteristics of Greek city-states
  • Recognize the shifts in society as a result of Greek culture