Composed of Plebeians with limited power but did choose the Consuls.
Sometimes called a serf. They were the people who came with the land.
Greek philosopher whose search for ethical knowledge and challenge conventional mores eventually led to his trial and execution
One of the world's greatest sculptors. Known for the altar of Saint Peters as well.
Alexander the Great
King of Macedonia, his armies conquered
from Egypt to India; his reign marked the beginning of the Hellenistic Age.
Leonardo Da Vinci
He was a painter, sculptor, architect, engineer, and scientist who is best known for the paintings The Last Supper and the Mona Lisa
Greek philosopher and student of Socrates, he presented his ideas through dramatic dialogues. His most famous is The Republic.
The highest area in the city of Athens. The Parthenon stood here.
Painter best known for the School of Athens
Athenian playwright considered to be the
greatest ancient writer of satirical comedy. Among his surviving plays are The Clouds and Lysistrata.
A system in which people or groups are ranked one above another according to status.
Greek mathematician who applied the deductive principles of logic to geometry, creating the fundamentals of modern geometry.
Italian sculptor, painter, architect, and poet who created some of the greatest works of art of all time, including the Sistine Chapel.
Freed slave from Samos, known for his fables taught as moral lessons.
A rebirth in the 1400s of thought and culture
Greek philosopher and mathematician who discovered the Pythagorean Theorem.
A or rich ruling class that gave land to vassals in return for their allegiance.
Known as the 'Father of History' his writings of the Persian Wars are considered the earliest forms of narrative writing and history.
The lower class of Ancient Rome
Members of the Senate who were elected for one year. Highest position in the Roman Republic.
The upper class, the nobility and wealthy land owners
To overrule... "I forbid".
Athenian leader noted for advancing democracy in Athens and for ordering the construction of the Parthenon.
Called the 'The Father of Medicine' he laid down the principles of modern medicine.
A system in which land was owned by kinds of Lords, but held by vassals in return for loyalty.
People who received land in turn for their allegiance to a lord.
Greek philosopher, pupil of Plato and the tutor of Alexander the Great. He established the western scientific method - theory follows empirical observation and logic.
A government in which the people, or some part of them, have supreme control.
A member of the warrior class of the Middle Ages in Europe who followed a code of law called "chivalry".
The Senate was made up of patricians. They were the law makers chosen by the Consuls. The 300 of them served for life.