Social Studies Ch. 6 (7th grade)

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Epicurus

taught that life should be lived for pleasure

Parthenon

considered the finest example of Greek architecture

Erathosthenes

calculated the distance around the Earth

philosopher

means lover of wisdom

Democritus

developed Atomic theory

hubris

the sin of pride

phalanx

rows of soldier standing shoulder to shoulder

Pythagoras

believed that math could explain the world

Aristophanes

comic writer

Demosthenes

led the Athenian opposition to Philip

Aristotle

collected many facts and then organized the facts. He believed that logical study led to truth.

Socratic Method

a method of teaching by questioning

Hippocrates

taught that disease was the result of natural causes not punishment

Philip of Macedon

was greatly influenced by his time in Greek prison

Alexander the Great

his main goal was to conquer the World but he was unable to achieve this

Thucydides

believed that history should be fair and accurate

Hellinism

a blend of Greek, Mediterranean, and Asian cultures

Socrates

Came up with the method of asking questions to prove statements. thought students should learn to think for themselves

Plato

Socrates' student who believed in a government ruled by an aristocacy

Aristotle

First to classify animals, believed that logical study led to truth

cosmologist

Studies the nature of the universe.

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