blind poet who wrote the Odyssey and Iliad
a greek god, greeks believed he was the most powerful god
a single person, called a king, ruled in government
the person who made all Atheniens equal under the law
the person who made debt slavery illegal
wrote greek trageties, wrote more then 80 plays, including the oresteia
a battle where the greeks beat the Persians and the Pheidippides ran to Athens to tell the news
a naval battle where the greeks beat the Persians, it was the end of the Persian War
a form of government in which the citizens rule directly, not through representatives
a practice of respect for their parents and ancestors, taught by Confucius
animal bones and tortoise shells on which priests had scratched questions for the gods
rise, decline, and replacement of dynasties, historical pattern
a political system which nobles or lords are granted the use of lands that legally belong to the king, peasants work for nobles for protection
Persia's king, greatly expanded the Persian empire, freed the Jews
specially trained scientists who work like detectives to uncover the story of prehistoric people
evidence of early life preserved in rocks
ways of applying knowledge
highly mobile people, who moved from place to place to find food
a long lasting pattern of organization in a community
The goddess of marriage in Greek religion.
Belief in one god.
The goddess of war and wisdom in Greek religion.
The goddess of love in Greek religion.
The god of music and poetry in Greek religion.
The goddess of hunting and childbirth in Greek religion.
The Persians followed the religious teachings of him.
The most powerful Phoenician colony in North Africa.
The mass movement of the Hebrews out of Egypt led by Moses.
Belief in many gods.
Feared conquerers of Northern Mesopotamia.
A Hindu god the created the universe.
A king of the Mauryan Empire that helped spread Buddhism.
An Egyptian form of writing.
The Great Wall of China
A wall that was built to keep out nomadic invaders.
Chinese belief system which prompted harmony with nature.
A trained Chinese civil service department formed to carry out the work of the government.
Chinese political philosophy which stated that a powerful government is the key to social order.
Dynasty that unified China.
A type of government ruled by a person who gained support from the poor.
A type of government where a group of noble, landowning people rule.