Introduction Alexander the Great's conquests helped to spread Greek culture. Hellenistic kings were interested in Greek art and architecture, which conveyed Greek ideas of beauty and harmony. As you've learned in this chapter, Greek architects flocked to Alexandria to construct classic Greek buildings for kings, who wanted Alexandria to resemble the cultural centers of Greece. When the Greek historian Herodotus compiled a list of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, he included the Alexandria Lighthouse, which was commissioned by the Greeks. In this activity, you will visit NOVA online and dive deep into the wonders of the ancient world.
Destination Title: NOVA Online
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Directions Begin at NOVA Online and select "Mapping the Treasures."
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