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Greek People- WHI Unit 3

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Socrates
Greek philosopher
Taught Plato
Socratic Method
Plato
Greek philosopher
Taught Aristotle
Author "The Republic"
Aristotle
Greek philosopher
Taught Alexander the Great
Aeschylus
Greek playwright
Added the 2nd actor to dramas
Sophocles
Greek playwright
Added the 3rd actor to dramas
Author of "Antigone"
Homer
Poet who wrote the Iliad and Odyssey
Herodotus
Greek historian
"Father of History"
Thucydides
Greek Historian
Documented the Peloponnesian war
Phidias
Greek sculptor hired by Pericles to help rebuild Athens
Archimedes
Greek scientist who created the lever and screw pump
Hippocrates
Greek scientist who made advancements in medicine
Euclid
Greek mathematician
"Father of Geometry"
Pythagorus
Greek mathematician
Pythagorean Theorum
Alexander the Great
From Macedonia
Created an empire that spread from Greece and Egypt to India, spreading Hellenistic culture
Zeus
King of the gods
God of thunder
Hera
Queen of the gods
Goddess of marriage and jealousy
Aphrodite
Goddess of love and beauty
Athena
Goddess of battle and wisdom
Parthenon is dedicated to her
Apollo
god of music, poetry, prophecy, and medicine, sun
Artemis
Goddess of the hunt and wilderness
Poseidon
God of the sea
Hades
God of the underworld
Draco
Greek "lawgiver" tyrant who reformed Athens by writing a harsh new constitution to replace oral laws and blood feuds
Solon
Athenian reformer of the 6th century; established laws that eased the burden of debt on farmers, forbade enslavement for debt
Cliesthenes
He created the council of 500 and successfully was ruler over Athens

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