The exiles decree

The exiles decree
What was the Exiles Decree?
“That people who had been exiled from Greek states for
political reasons could now return to their homes.”
The exiles decree was an announcement made by
Alexander when he was in Susa in 324.
He assembled his troops to tell them.
He sent Nicanor to Greece to announce this decree to
the Greeks at the Olympic Games in 324. The 20 000
people gathered cheered when they heard the news.
This decree caused problems :
 Greek cities were forced to accept an influx of potential
hostile citizens
 Greek governments had to deal with the problem of
confiscated properties
 Use p.32 of your Paul Artus book to fill in the following
the exiles decree.doc (word)
 exiles decree.gwb (interactive whiteboard)
…in your workbooks…
Read notes on exiles decree
 Read ‘Alexander and the Greeks’
 Hamilton worksheet ‘Exiles Decree’