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Veritas 5th Grade History - Famous Greek People and Terms Quiz (Mrs. Reebel)
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Archon in 621 B.C. He was the first to codify the laws and write them down. The laws had harsh penalties.
Magistrate or archon in 594 B.C. He has special power to do something about the laws. Allowed non-aristocrats to become members of the Areopagus. He did away with the selling into slavery because of debt. He set up a court of appeal open to anyone upset over a verdict.
Restored order after the time chaos. Redrew the boundaries of regions - breaking up the power of the ruling classes. He created a system of banishment, "ostracon".
Presided during the golden age (after the Persian War). Beautified the city (Parthenon). He was an army general.
(384-322 B.C.) He advocated for the Scientific Method. He was a tutor to Alexander the Great.
(460-377 B.C.) "Father of Medicine". He was both a physician and a surgeon. He wrote 70 essays on medical subjects.
(484-424 B.C.) Known as the "Father of History", wrote on the Persian Wars.
(495-405 B.C.) A great dramatist who was born in Athens and is supposed to have written over 130 plays, such as Oedipus Rex.
(470-399 B.C.) A philosopher who debated with youth of Athens on morals and religion. He was forced to drink poison (hemlock) and died.
(427-347 B.C.) A disciple of Socrates. He taught on he importance of character and conduct.
(582-? B.C.) Taught on Math, dieting, music and religion.
Ancient Greek ruling council. Also the name of the hill where the council met. Needed to be an aristocrat to be in the council (until 594 BC).
Means "rule by the people". All people have the same rights.
A central spot in the Ancient Greek city-states. "Gathering place or assembly".
Means "high city". A rocky mound of hill at the center of the city where the Greeks had their important temples.
Magistrates who looked after the day-to-day affairs of the city (Sparta). 5 were elected each year.
Rulers of Athens. Elected from the upper class. 9 were elected each year.
A small area (city/state) in Ancient Greece governed by a central town or city.
a union or association formed for mutual benefit, especially between countries or organizations.
a fear or hatred of foreigners or strangers
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