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World History Unit 2 Greece & Rome

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Aristotle
Greek philosopher who developed the field of logic
Eratosthenes
a Greek astronomer who calculated the circumference of the globe
PHLANX
A RECTANGULAR FORMATION OF SOLDIERS
Pericles
Athenian statesman who encouraged the spread of democracy
Solon
Athenian statesman who introduced the first civil democracy
Julius Caesar
a Roman general and one of the greatest military leaders in history. Became a dictator in ancient Rome
Plato
a Greek philosopher and student of Socrates who wrote The Republic
Cleisthenes
ancient Greek ruler who is called the father of democracy; a reformer
republic
a type of government in which elected officials govern the state
aqueducts
manmade channels used to carry water to Roman cities
Ptolemy
one of Alexander's generals who ruled in Egypt
Polis
a city state
Pax Romana
a period of peace in the Roman Empire lasting for over 200 years
circuses
a site for chariot races in ancient Rome
democracy
a form of government run by the people
veto
to ban
Hellenistic
the blending of Greek culture with Perisan, Egyptian, and Asian cultures
Thucydides
a historian who wrote about the Peloponnesian War
inflation
increased price in the cost of goods with a decrease in the value of money
forum
the assembly place in an ancient Roman city
Patricians
a class powerful landowners in ancient Rome