6 terms

U1 C4 Vocab

direct democracy
major decisions of the states made by general assemblies in which all citizens could participate
Philip II of Macedon
ruled Macedon from from 359 to 336 B.C.E.; founder of centralized kingdom; later conquered rest of Greece
Conservative Roman senator; Stoic philosopher; killed in reaction to assassination of Julius Caesar
Roman Republic
balanced constitution of Rome; featured an aristocratic Senate; a panel of magistrates, and several popular assemblies
Iliad and Odyssey
Greek epic poem attributed to Homer; defined gods and human nature that shaped Greek myths
mathematician who produced the most widely used compendium of geometry