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Greek Heros

Agamemnon King of Mycenae; brother of Menelaus; leader of greeks in the Trojan war; Killed By wife after sacrificing his daughter
Alexander defeated Darius; conquered all of Persia; son of philip; tutored by aristotle
Archimedes mathematician and inventor; discovered why boats float
Aristotle inventor of plant and animal classification; philosopher; taught by Plato; tutored Alexander
Cleisthenes started Greek democracy in 507 B.C.
Euclid inventor of modern geometry
Hercules half man, half god;performed many feats of strength
Herodotus wrote the history of the war between Persia and Greece
Hippocrates first doctor of fame; doctors today take a Hippocratic Oath
Homer creator of the Iliad and the Odyssey
Menelaus King of Sparta; Husband of Helen of Troy; brother of Agamemnon
Perciles Ruler of Athens at the beginning of the war with Sparta
Pheidippedes ran first marathon attempting to get help from the Spartans against Persians
Philip of Macedon first ruler of unified Greece; father of Alexander
Epaminondas from Thebes; created new battle tactics; defeated Spartans in battle
Plato Philosopher;taught by Socrates; taught Aristotle
Socrates philosopher; taught Plato; executed by Athens
Themistocles Athenian leader during war with Persia; defeated Xerxes at Salamis
Theseus prince of Athens; killed the minotaur at Crete
Thucydides wrote the history of the Peloponnesian war
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