son of Xanthippus who led the process of giving more power to the poor of Athens
Athenian aristocrat who led movement for democracy on 508/7
process by which one can be exiled for 10 years if (1) 6000 vote and (2) a majority vote for a particular person
the assembly in Athens
Council of 500 responsible for running day to day government
standing committee who serve for a 10th of the year and actively ran the state
The Persian King who hated his enemies to such an extent that he would cut off their noses, ears and tongues.
this word is made up of two Greek words: demos meaning "people" and kratos meaning "power or authority"
The ruler of Miletus who tattooed the head of his slave with a message to his son-in-law to plan a revolt against Persia.
"Lord, remember the Athenians"
The revenge reminder told three times a day before meals to King Darius by one of his staff.
The people who refused help from the Athenians and simply gave in to the Persians without a fight at first.
A town about 25 miles northeast of Athens suitable for a landing.
The person who was sent to carry news to Athens. He ran 140 miles in a single day to Sparta. He then ran all the way back to Athens, gasped "victory" and dropped dead from exhaustion!
The festival of Apollo
A festival celebrated by the Spartans when they cannot fight/battle until the next full moon.
The main infantry weapon used in battle by Athenian soldiers.
In what country was Herodotus born
When was Herodotus born
What is Herodotus commonly known as
The father of history
What was his occupation
What major war did Herodotus write about
The Persian Wars
How many books where in Herodutus' Histories
Does Herodotus describe places outside of Ancient Greece
Is Herodotus known as a traveller
When did Herodotus die
an assembly of all Athenian citezens
500 representatives, 50 from each tribe
a handful of members of the boule that make day-to-day decisions
a person that appeals to the people to gain power
literally "people power" but more the idea of rule by the people
the rule of a small group of people
a man heavily in the movement for democracy
a way to exile people, but mainly used for leaders to rid their oppositions
a ruler who exercises power in an unjust manner
an independent city-state in Ancient Greece
The study of general and fundamental problems.
The philosophers that were active before Socrates
Greek philosopher who lived ca. 469-399BC.
Greek philosopher who wrote what Socrates said.
Greek philosopher who was the student of Plato.
Facility that functioned as a school for learning and exercise
During this period, Greek culture was at the height of its power.
The school founded by Thales of Miletus
Thales of Miletus
The philosopher regarded by Aristotle as the first philosopher.
Wrote Socrates' words
Plato and Xenophon
Student of Plato
Student of Aristotle
Alexander the Great
Executed in 399BC
Question and Debate between individuals
School of Philosophy founded by Aristotle
Ideas which takes inspiration from Aristotle's works
When was Pericles Born?
c. 495 BC
When did Pericles die?
c. 429 BC
Who were Pericles' parents?
Xanthippus and Agariste
How did Pericles counterbalance Cimon's money?
Using public/Government money
What was Pericles' building program?
Pericles built temples such as the Parthenon on the Acropolis
How did Pericles change juries?
He introduced pay to the members of the jury
What is the significance of paying jurors?
It allowed more members and a wider selection of members, such as the poor who could not give up their time for the jury
Name 3 things Pericles made on the Building program
The long walls, The Parthenon, The temple of Athene Nike,
Who was Pericles's rival?