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DDES S.S. Chapter 11

Ancient Greeks

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scientist who was considered to be "the Father of Scientific Medicine", he believed that illness came from natural causes and not evil spirits Hippocrates
early scientist, he encouraged observation, he discovered the first two steps of the scientific method Thales
scholar and teacher, known as "the master of them that know", he was the first to classify plants and animals Aristotle
pupil of Socrates, founder of the Academy, wrote a book called The Republic about political science, he was responsible for writing down the discussions and speeches of Socrates Plato
philosopher, interested in the thinking process, encouraged self-knowledge Socrates
writer of histories, Mrs. Soheily's hero Herotodus
writer of comic plays Aristophanes
first writer to create a 2 character play Aeschylus
writer of tragedies, wrote about suffering caused by people doing bad things Euripides
writer of tragedies, wrote about people making mistakes,suffering, and then becoming better people as a result Sophocles
god whose festival featured dance and drama, led to the theater Dionysus
king of the gods, who the Olympics games were held to honor Zeus
the 5 part Olympic event that tested skills in running, jumping, discus throwing, javelin hurling, and wrestling pentathlon
who the early Greek comedies made fun of political figures
the goal of early Greek scientists to add to their store of knowledge
the Greek religion encouraged people to do this as a way of honoring the gods trying to do things well
what we know about Socrates' philosophy comes from the writings of Plato
Created by: pshelly