Macedonian king, he was a brilliant military leader who defeated the Greeks. Alexander the Great was his son.
A group of Greek warriors who stood close together in a square formation
Alexander the Great
Macedonian ruler, he was one of the greatest military commanders in history. The son of Phillip II, Alexander conquered large areas of Asia and parts of Europe and Africa and spread Greek culture throughout his empire.
Greek-like; heavily influenced by Greek ideas.
Greek philosopher, his teaching style was based on asking questions. He wanted people to question their own beliefs. Socrates was arrested and condemned to death for challenging authority.
Greek philosopher, he was a student of Socrates. Plato started a school in Athens called Academy and wrote The Republic, which describes an ideal society run by philosophers.
Greek philosopher, he was a student of Plato. Aristotle taught that people should lead lives of moderation and use reason in their lives.
Clear and ordered thinking
Greek mathematician, he was one of the greatest mathematicians in history. Euclid is famous for his contributions to the field of geometry.
Greek doctor, he is regarded as the father of medicine. Hippocrates tried to find out what caused diseases and is known today for his ideas on how doctors should conduct themselves.