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Classical Greece

Module 5 Ancient greece

Why couldn't the areas of greece communicate much? The mountains around them acted like barriers
How did the greek civilizations communicate? The sea around them
what sent the greeks into their "Dark Age" The Dorians
what was the trojan war a war where the mycenaeans attacked the city of troy
what is a polis ancient greece city state
what is a monarchy gov ruled by a king or queen
what is a aristocracy gov rules by a small group of nobles
what is a oligarchy gov ruled by a few powerful people
what is a democracy gov ruled by the people
what is a direct democracy gov ruled by all the people
what is the peloponnesian war a war where sparta defeated athens
what happened to athens int he peloponnesian war athens lost their empire
what was a goal of pericles to make athens more democratic
what kind of leader was pericles he was honest, fair
what is tragedy in plays a serious drama dealing with, love, hate, war
what is comedy in plays an amusing play that pokes fun at current or past events
what is a philosopher a person who uses logic to explain natural accurences
who were three important philosophers they were Socrates, Plato. and Aristotle
why was the parthenon made to honor the greek god athena
where was macedonia it was north of greece
who was philip II the king of macedonia
who was Alexander the Great philip II son who made a huge empire
who was darius III the persian king
what did hellenistic mean relating to the culture that blended greek with egyptian, persian, and indian influences
what was alexandria an egyptian city that was the center of the hellenistic culture
who was euclid A greek mathematician and pioneer in geometry
who was archimedes a greek scientist, inventor, and mathematician
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