Chapter 5 Global Ancient Greece

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Socratic Method

pose a series of questions to his students and challenge them to examine the implications of their answers

Plato

Student of Socrates. Author of the Republic

Three Classes

workers soldiers and philosophers

Aristotle

Plato's most famous student. Founder of the Lyceum

Lyceum

school for study of all branches of knowledge

Herodotus

the father of history. stressed importance of research

Thucydides

Wrote about the Peloponisian War

polis

city-state

acropolis

hill top, marble temples dedicated to gods and goddesses

aristocracy

land owning nobles, ruled polis

oligarchy

small, powerful elite business class

phalanx

massive formation of heavily armed foot soldiers

Peloponnesus

southern part of Greece

Zeus

most powerful olympian

Athens

limited democracy, women inferrior, only male citizens in assembly

Sparta

monarchy, military society, women could own property

ostracism

citizens could vote to banish, send away public figure who threatend democracy

Alexander the Great

came to power at age 20, conquered Persia

Hellenistic Civilazation

political turmoil,high moral standards, everyone was morally equal

Rome

center of Italy

Senate

most powerful governing body of the early republic

Patricians

members of landholding upper class

Plebians

farmers,merchants, artisans. Made up most of population

Laws of the Twelve Tables

demand laws be written and displayed

Tribunes

elect officials to protect interest

Punic Wars

fought between Rome and Carthage, 3 of them

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