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Greek Thinkers

Statue of Athena Phidias
A2 + B2 = C2 Pythagoras
Writes the Elements Euclid
Taught students to question everything Socrates
Creates the Academy as a school in Athens Plato
Writes the History of the Peloponnesian War Thucydides
Believed studying the past would allow us to not make the same mistakes in the future Thucydides
In his Histories it is recorded if the information is a primary or secondary source Herodotus
Father of Geometry Euclid
Believed government's value is determined by its rulers not its institution Aristotle
The Father of History Herodotus
Wrote the Trojan Women Euripides
Conquers and area stretching from Greece to Egypt and India Alexander the Great
Wrote Medea Euripides
Wrote Oedipus Rex Sophocles
Taught Alexander the Great Aristotle
Wrote the Republic Plato
Wrote Orestia and over 80 tragedies Aeschylus
Is held captive in Thebes allowing him to learn about the Greek army Philip II of Macedon
Spreads Hellenistic culture throughout a large empire Alexander the Great
Writes the Iliad and Odyssey Homer
Executed for corrupting young minds Socrates
Traveled the ancient world recording down his 1st hand accounts Herodotus
Writes about Agamemnon's family while he was off fighting in the Trojan War Aeschylus
Explained philosophy through math and created the Pythagorean Theorem Pythagoras
Creates the compound pulley Archimedes
Assassinated by his bodyguard at his daughter's wedding celebration Philip II of Macedon
Creates the water screw Archimedes
Writes about the ugly and realistic side of war Euripides
Father of Medical Science Hippocrates
Specified in his Histories if information was a primary or secondary source Herodotus
Calculates pi Archimedes
He writes many medical studies and has an ethics oath named after him Hippocrates
Takes over all Greece except Sparta Philip II of Macedon
Was a blind poet during the 700s BC Homer
Made Athens more democratic by dividing Athens up into 10 different Tribes Cleisthenes
Great leader of Athens during the Golden Age Pericles
Categorizes things in Science Aristotle
Socrates' student. He wrote down Socrates' teachings Plato
Aristotle's student Alexander the Great
Died in Babylon. Exact reason for death is unknown. Alexander the Great
Drank hemlock to die rather than being ostracized Socrates
In his book he describes that a perfect society and government would be an Aristocracy of Merit. (A small group of educated intellectuals.) Plato
Creates one of the seven wonders of the ancient world the statue of Zeus at Olympia Phidias
Wrote the Ethics and Poetics Aristotle
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