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Macedonia, Mount Olympus, Aegean and Mediterranean Seas, Peloponnesian and Attica Peninsulas, the Islands of Crete and Rhodes, Troy, the City-States of Sparta and Athens
Athenian general who led Athens during the war with Sparta ; he made sure that poor as well as rich citizens could take part in government ;
Greek philosopher who discussed laws, customs, values, and relgion with students ; accused of urging young people to revolt, he was sentenced to death
Alexander the Great
King of Macedonia who conquered Geece, Persia, Egypt, and the Indus Valley; his conquests spread Greek culture throughout parts of 3 continents ; he defeated Persia, and soon his empire stretched all the way to India ; died of a fever ; as he layed dying, his soldiers wanted to say goodbye and so they lined up and waited their turn to shake his hand and say farwell ; when he was 12 he won a horse and named it Bucephalus and when this horse died, Alexander named a city Bucephalus for the horse ; the most famous city he named was ALEXANDRIA
a war between Athens and Sparta that threatened to tear all of Greece apart and was finally won by the Spartans
An ancient Greek physician (the "father of medicine") who is credited with founding the study of medicine ; Treated patients and came up with cures ; made rules for how doctors should treat their patients -- Doctors today promise to follow these rules when they take the Hippocratic Oath
King Phillip II
The King of Macedonia who was killed before he could lead the Greeks and Macedonians into a war with Persia / son was Alexander the Great
a hill in acient Greece where city residents sought shelter and saftey in times of war and met to discuss community affairs
- Olympia is built for Zeus and is where the Olympic Games are held (west of Athens)
- Altars were all around Zeus's temple
- First Olmpic Games took place 776 B.C
- Most religious festivals were accompanied by this
- the Sancuary of Zeus was found in Olympia
- Sacrificial fires were burning 24 hrs. a day in honor of Zeus
- Women were not allowed to compete or watch as spectators
- Every four years the Olympics were held
Alexander the Great
son of Philip II; received military training in Macedonian army and was a student of Aristotle; great leader; conquered much land in Asia Minor, Syria, Egypt, and Mesopotamia; goal was to conquer the known world ; Conquered and ruled an empire stretching from Macedonia to the Indus Valley ; (BE ABLE TO BULLET 5 "HIGHLIGHTS" OF ALEXANDER THE GREAT'S LIFE)
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