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  1. Herodotus
  2. Charlemagne
  3. Pericles
  4. The Gracchi
  5. Saul
  1. a Charles the Great
    Peppin's son
    claim to fame:in constant warfare, great warrior, conquer territory, creates great empire
    rivals Byzantine empire
    revives latin learning
    brings in great scholars
    helps defend pope
    800-crowned empire of the weat
    revives trade
    causes competition with byzantine empire
    -main force that leads to the churches split
    814- dies
  2. b (495-429BC)
    influential statesmen for Athens during the Peloponnesian War
    leading statesmen for Athens
    Was in charge of military during Pelop. War
    born into a family of wealth and position
    rebuilding City after war
  3. c First King, chosen because of his success in driving out the Philistines. Portrayed as a tragic man
  4. d Tiberius Gracchus and Gaius Gracchus
    tried to reform Rome's social and political structure to help the lower classes
    led to the decline and eventual fall of the Roman Republic
    The period of the decline of the Roman Republic begins with them meeting their bloody ends and ends with the assassination of Caesar
  5. e Born in Halicarnassus
    Greek historian from Ionia
    Known for writing The Histories
    -deals w/ growth of persian empire
    - battle of marathon
    -expansion of empire&Ionia revolt
    Known as the father of HIstory
    traveled to many places

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Defender of Faith
    Needed to Divorce Catherine of Aragon
    Began the Protestant Church in England
    Had Six Wives
    English King
    embraced Protestantism
  2. english
    good administrator
    made many enemies&most unpopular of al english kings
    lost most on English possessions in France to Phillip
    Excommunicated by Pope Innocent III
    Phillip of France assembled massive army and nobles would support the English Kings-made deal with pope
    forced to sign the Magna Carta in 1215
    died of dysentery
  3. established a covent with god
    father of the jews
    Abrahamic religions
  4. (496- 406BC)
    born in Colonus Hippinus (new port of Athens)
    great play writes of the golden age
    provided with the best traditional aristocratic education
    wrote more than 100 plays
    wrote seven complete tragedies
    first to add a third actor
  5. (638-559BC)
    considered to be 1 of the 7 wise men
    was a poet, politician &lawmaker
    born into a noble family
    at age 55 was elected archan of Athens
    wrote a series of laws and reforms
    divided Athens society into five classes based on peoples annual fortune

5 True/False questions

  1. Cambysesson&successor of Cyrus the Great
    ruled the Persian Empire
    continued the politic of expansion started by his father
    went with his father to the conquest of Babylonia and was named king of Babylon After becoming king of Persia, he conquered Egypt and was named Pharao in 526
    madness
    killed by brother

          

  2. Machiavelliwrote a different kind of handbook
    The Prince-published in 1513
    guide to rulers on how to gain and maintain power
    urged rulers to use whatever methods necessary to achieve their goals

          

  3. Muhammadborn into a powerful Meccan family
    orphaned at age six, raided by grandfather and uncle
    received little school and started working in caravan trade as a young man
    Age 25became trader and business manager for Khadijah(wife)
    had a revelation
    was the messenger of Allah
    began to teach there was only one god
    called muslims
    613-began to publicly preach in Mecca
    The Hijrah
    630-returned to Mecca and conquered
    became part of the Umma community

          

  4. Richard lenglish
    the lionhearted
    loved adventure and song more than politics
    extremely brave
    raised money for crusade
    -emptied treasury and bankrupted empire
    captured by Duke Leopold Of Austria in 1192
    raised taxes and troops when returned to England
    invaded France and killed in depute over gold

          

  5. Pythagoras(570-200BC)
    mathematician and philosopher
    born on the greek island of Samos
    Visited Babylonia, Egypt and other parts of Greece
    Best known for Pythagoras' theorem on right triangles: a^2 + b^2 = c^2

          

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