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6 Hist Ch 8 BJU

Aesop Greek slave who wrote fables
Aristotle Greek philosopher who introduced the scientific method
Athens the men were educated and allowed to partcipate in the Assembly; the women were rarely seen in public and rarely worked outside the home
Biblical truth-essay the true God is holy and perfect; in the Old Testament, God required people to make sacrifices to Him as a symbol of man's greatest need; when Jesus died on the cross, He paid the sacrifice for all mankind
ca. 500 BC the classical age of Greece began
consequence of the Peloponnsian War Sparta took control of Greece for about 30 years; the spartan oligarchy was unpopular with the other city-states; Athens lost its democracy
Euclid author of the first geometry book
events leading up to the Peloponnesian War Athens formed an alliance with many city-states called the Delian League; Athens grew wealthier from collecting taxes and guarding the treasury; tension grew between Athens and Sparta
fable a story designed to teach a lesson
Greek religious beliefs- essay worshiped gods and goddesses who were very much like humans and just as sinful; believed that they needed the favor of the gods to accomplish the various tasks of life; to win the favor of the gods, the Greeks offered them sacrafices
Hippocrates Father of Medicine
Holy Spirit th Bible teaches that it is impossible to live a godly life without the power of this
Homer poet who wrote the Illiad and the Odyssey
Locate Athens, Crete, Ionion Sea, Peloponnesus and Sprarta on Map Look at p. 199 text book Athens, Crete, Ionion Sea, Peloponnesus to the right of Sparta, Sparta
monarchy a government ruled by a king
Muses a group of nine goddesses who presided over the arts
myth a traditional story about gods and goddesses
oligarchy a government ruled by few people
Plato Greek philosopher who believed the spiritual world was superior to the physical world
Socrates Greek philosopher and teacher who asked his students thought-provoking questions
Sparta the whole society revolved around building and maintating its army; an oligarchy was this city-state's only type of government; the men were taught from a very young age to fight, steal, and protect themselves
spread of Greek culture brought a common language to the Western world
tyrant a ruler with absolute authority
virtues Greek philosophers and the Bible emphasize many of the same virtues
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