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Arts and Humanities
Alexander The Great, Classical Greeks We Still Know Today, Third Greeks, Greece Geography and The First Greeks
Terms in this set (62)
Where was Alexander the Great from?
Macedonia (north of Greece)
Alexander the Great's father
Alexander's father was...
King of Macedonia
Alexander's father had...
Conquered Greece in 336 BC (after the Peloponnesian War)
When Alexander was 20...
Philip died and Alexander became King
Persia, Egypt - city of Alexandria named after him, and India
Alexander died at the age of...
He only lived a short time but...
He conquered one of the largest empires in world history
The spread of Greek ideas all over Europe, Africa, and Asia by Alexander the Great
In influence of Hellenistic culture can be seen in:
Trade, learning, science and technology, art and philosophy
Greeks known for literature
Sophocles, Aeschylus, and Aristophanes
Father of western tragedy, known for Oedipus Rex (King)
Father of wester tragedy, known for Prometheus Bound
Father of western comedy, known for Clouds
Socrates, plato, and Aristotle
Father of western philosophy/logic, known for being teacher of Plato
Father of western philosophy/scientist, known for The Republic
Father of western philosophy/math, known for being teacher of Alexander The Great
Father of western history
Father of western history
Father of western modern medicine, known for Hippocratic Oath
The love of wisdom
Greece after the "Dark Ages" (after 750 BC)
Fundamental political unit of classical Greece
Polis -city state
Every city-state was centered around an...
Agora (marketplace) - center of city
City-states had many forms of government, most were...
City states were ruled by a few powerful people
When times got bad, city states would CHOOSE a new leader to guide them, these were called...
Most important city-states
Athens, Sparta, Corinth, and Thebes
In Athens, they had a unique political organization called...
Democracy (people power)
In Sparta, their society was a...
Military state (gov. controlled by Military)
Sparta used slave labor known as...
Greeks united together to fight a war against:
Persians (their enemy)
The Persians were led by...
Darius, then Xerxes
Used a new military formation called a
The third Greeks won a decisive victory against the Persians at
New of victory was brought to Athens by
Distance from Marathon to Athens
Greatest victory was by 300 Spartans at the Battle of...
The Spartans were led by
Eventually Classical Greece destroyed itself in a civil war between Athens and Sparta called
Land of diverse geography
Mountains, islands, and peninsulas
Important geographic features illustrated by Greece
Ocean (seafaring) civilization (not a river valley)
Most important body of water
Most important island
Most important peninsula
Gateway to the East
Sea of Marmara
Greece's name for itself
Hellas (Hellenic Republic)
Greece was the birthplace of:
What is western culture:
The legacy of Europe and the Americas
Where did the first Greeks live?
The capitol of Crete
People in Knossos, Crete known as
They are called Minoans because...
Famous King of their civilization named Minos
First Greeks form of entertainment
First Greeks legendary building in the capitol
What happened to the first Greeks?
It is a mystery
What were the second Greeks called?
Mycenaeans (1400-1100 BC)
Famous people of the second Greeks
Most famous event of the second Greeks
Trojan War (some people didn't think Troy was real)
Story of the Trojan War told by...
What happened to the second Greeks?
They were conquered by people from the North, then falls into Dark Ages
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