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History Ch. 7 Pt. 2

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Philip II
Ruled Macedonia before he conquered Greece
Demosthenes
Athenian orator and statesman
Hellenic League
An organized Greek city-state that was self governed
Alexander the Great (3)
A well trained warrior
A fearless leader
Valiant
Alexandria, Egypt
Named after Alexander the Great
Alexander was a pupil of whom?
Greek philosopher Aristotle
Alexander's tragic end (3)
A war of weary troops
A difficult journey to Babylon
Dies of a fever at 33 yrs. old
3 General Dynasties (Divisions of Alexander's Empire)
Ptolemis in Egypt
Seleucids in Syria
Antigonids in Macedonia
Hellenic Age
referred to as the Classical Age of Greece
Protagoras
said "Man is the measure of all things"
Education in Classical Greece
a high regard for learning, culture, and the enjoyment of beauty
pedagogue
a well-educated slave
Architecture in Classical Greece
Temples on the Acropolis
Temple of Parthenon
Temple of Parthenon
dedicated to Athena and is the greatest example of Greek architecture
Herodotus
"Father of History"
Homer
first Greek poet
Sophocles
play writer
Aristophanes
comic dramatist
Aesop
Greek who wrote many famous fables
Demosthenes
oratory
Pythagoras
discovered mathematics
Democritus
matter is composed of individual atoms
Hippocrates
the Greek "Father of Medicine"
Socrates
philosopher who searched for absolute truth
Plato
attempted to find an explanation for the obvious order, design, and purpose of the universe
Aristotle
concluded that order in the universe must have come from God
Hellenistic Philosophy
Stoicism and Epicurians
Zeno
founder of Stoicism
Stoicism
the belief that man should live according to reason and seek to do good
Epicurians
emphasized worldly pleasure and indulgence
Galen
a surgeon to gladiators of Pergamos
Aristarchus of Samos
astronomer
Euclid
geometry
Hipparchus
principle of trigonometry
Archimedes
contributed to mathematics, engineering, and physics
Eratosthenes of Cyrene
calculated the circumference of the earth
Strabo
geographer and historian
What language was spread?
Koine Greek
Koine Greek
New Testament was written in this from of Greek
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