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Blaines

the ones that i cant do
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Aristophanes
wrotes comedies and play
Battle of Plataea
Last battle when Persians were chased out of Greece
Battle of Salamis
the battle when Xerxes died
Ephialtes
thief to goat farmers, tattled to Persians about Mnt. Pass, made trade to Xerces
Eratosthenes
Mathematician, invented Prime #s, found diameter of the Earth (off 100 miles), said Earth was round, wanted to blend knowledge and culture
Herodotus
first historian ever who was biased (Athenian), always thought the people that were fighting Athens sucked
Minoans/Mycenians
People who lived on Crete were called this, then migrated to Greece along the coast
Socrates
known as the father of education, outspoken critic of Sophists, he made people question themselves and defend their answers (Socratic Method). comitted sucide by drinking hemlock and crushed up glass
Pythagoras
Mathematician, invented Pythagorean Theorem, made triangles and area
Thucydides
the second historian who was the most accurate historian, used eye witnesses to get the full picture