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S.S. 5-1,5-2

Chapter 5, Section 1+2

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What was Mount Olympus? The highest mountain is Greece on which the 12 most important Greek Gods live on.
What is a myth? A traditional story about gods and goddesses.
Who is Plato? Socrates's student.
What is the Socratic Method? A method of asking questions to be answered by others. Made by Socrates.
What are epics and fables? Epics are long poems that told heroic deeds. Fables are short stories that teach a lesson.
What is the the difference between epics and fables? Epics are long, fables are short.
Who is Pythagoras? Created the Pythagorean Theorem.
What is a Sophist? Professional teachers from ancient Greece.
Who was Homer? Poet who wrote the Iliad and the Odyssey.
What is an Oracle? A sacred shrine where a priest or priestess spoke for a god or goddess.
Who was Thucydides? The father of history.
What is philosophy? Thinking about thinking.
What is a philosopher? A person who thinks about thinking.
Who was Sophocles? One of the three best-known writers of Greek tragedies.
What was the purpose of Greek myths? They expressed the Greek people's religious beliefs.`
What were Greek dramas? A story told by actors who pretend to be characters in the story.
How were the columns put together in Greek architecture? The marble drums were stacked on top of one another and were joined with wooden pegs.
What does Aristotle's book, Politics, talk about? Talked about him dividing the government into three types.
Who was the father of history? Thucydides.
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