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SS 11 & 12 Review

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Writer of comic plays Aristophanes
An Athenian philosopher who was interested in the thinking process and encouraged self-knowledge Socrates
God whose festivals featured dance and drama Dionysus
Earliest writer to create a two-character play Aeschylus
Scholar and teacher known as "the master of them that know" who was the first to classify plants and animals Aristotle
Scientist considered the "father of scientific medicine" Hippocrates
Pupil of Socrates and founder of the Academy Plato
Writer of tragedies about suffering caused by people doing bad things Euripides
Early scientist who encouraged observation Thales
Writer of histories, called "father of history" Herodotus
Greek scientist who wrote a geometry book Euclid
Egyptian dynasty started by one of Alexander's generals Ptolemies
Places where goods are made factories
Person talented with public speaking orator
Name given to the people of Greece and its colonies Hellenistic
Who invented useful machines Archimedes
Person held by an enemy until a bargain is kept hostage
Name for all non-Greek people barbaroi
agreements/partnerships alliances
strong formation of soldiers in battle phalanx
How did Greeks honor the gods? Tried to always do their best
Olympic games honored which god? Zeus
Olympic event with 5 different sports pentathlon
Political figures were poked fun at during ____ comedies
What we know about Socrates' philosophy comes from___ his speeches were written down by Plato
What was Plato's book, The Republic, about? political science
Which Greek thinker believed that illness came from natural causes, not evil spirits? Hippocrates
Parades, poems, and free meals were given to___ Olympic winners
The idea of the play came about when____ stories about gods and heroes were acted out
Philosophia included the study of the natural world and ____ the search for truth
The goal of the Greek scientists was____ to add to their store of knowledge
The Greek city-states lost their independence in 338Bc when they were conquered by ____ Philip II of Macedonia
Kings of Macedonia were of _____decent and admired Greek _____ Greek, culture
True or False: A tactic used by Philip to take over the city-states was to make public speeches warning the people false
Easternmost extent of Alexander's empire Indus River
Who was Alexander's teacher? Aristotle
Alexander's first great victory was over the ___ Persian Empire.
One result of Alexander's conquests was ____ increase in Greek cultural influence
The geography of Greece is made up of__________ islands and mountains.
Democracy is a government run by_____________ the citizens.
The Greek scientists taught us many things about_____________________ math, astronomy, geography and science.
Alexander spread Greek culture by colonizing the new cities built in lands he conquered with___________ Greek citizens.
Mathematics, geography, astronomy, theater, democracy, and the Socratic method are some of the many things we learned from the Greeks.
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