About this course
This course will begin with a detailed consideration of Alexander the Great and his campaigns. It will then look at the Hellenistic colonisation of the Persian Empire, the break up of Alexander's Empire, the subsequent Wars of the Successors, and the creation of the Hellenistic kingdoms. It will finish with a review of the Hellenistic world's clashes with the rising power of Republican Rome and the Parthian Empire. The course will include a review of Hellenistic Greek warfare.