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CHAPTER 4 -- Part 3: Review and Explore
The various Hellenistic monarchies became part of the Roman Empire.
The lines of conquest were reversed in cultural terms, as the Romans derived their alphabet from the Greek alphabet.
Roman statuary was often made by Greek sculptors, who found ready customers among wealthy Romans.
The major Roman gods and goddesses were the same as Greek ones.
The Romans were drawn to the more practical philosophy of the Epicureans and the Stoics, even though they didn't seem to be interested in the speculative philosophy of Plato and Socrates.
Many Romans turned to mystery religions that offered secret knowledge and promised eternal life.
The influence of the ancient Greeks was not limited to the Romans.
The cities and military colonies founded in the wake of Alexander's conquests spread Greek ideas and culture around the entire eastern Mediterranean and eastward to Central and South Asia.
Art and thought in northern India were shaped by the blend of Greek and Buddhist traditions.
European thinkers and writers tried to return to classical ideals in art, literature, and philosophy during the Renaissance.
The leaders of the Revolutionary era in the United States decided that important government buildings should be modeled after temples.
Capitol buildings in the United States are good examples of the legacy of Greece, with gleaming ideals of harmony, freedom, democracy, and beauty that do not always correspond with reality.
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