Hellinistic/Alexandrian period (4th century B.C. - 5th century A.D.)

This period marking advances in astronomy, mathematics and medicine. Hellinistic refers to the Greeks and others who lived after Alexander the Great's conquests, during which there existed a mixture of civilizations. Important schools of this period include Epicurianism, Stoiciscm, and Skeptisicm.


Compiled by Vasilios Siris - vsiris "at" ics ``dot'' forth ``dot'' gr
Last Modification: Jan 2001