Scheduled maintenance: Wednesday, February 8 from 10PM to 11PM PST
Study sets, textbooks, questions
Upgrade to remove ads
Arts and Humanities
Terms in this set (18)
Geography Of Greece
Mostly a mountainous peninsula jutting out into the Mediterranean Sea. Includes about 2000 islands in the Aegean and Ionian seas. Three-fourths of land covered by mountains.
5 Themes Of Geography
location, place, region, movement, human-environmental interactions
King Darius of Persia wanted to conquer all of the Greek city-states but Athens and Sparta resisted. Greek city-states vs. Persia - Greek city-states won. Athens emerged as most powerful city state in Greece.
(classical mythology) the first and best age of the world, a time of ideal happiness, prosperity, and innocence
Greek thinkers who believed the human mind could understand everything.
a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage
the use of post and lintel construction and symmetrical balance. Included 6 main parts of a temple: cornice, pediment, frieze, capitol, shaft, and base. The three columns types were Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian.
"Founder of Medicine" During the Golden Age in Greece he was a scientist that believed all diseases came from natural causes. He also had high ideals for physicians & an oath was made that is still used today.
Athenian statesman whose leadership contributed to Athen's political and cultural supremacy in Greece
ancient Greek epic poet who is believed to have written the Iliad and the Odyssey (circa 850 BC)
Greek mathematician and physicist noted for his work in hydrostatics and mechanics and geometry (287-212 BC)
philosopher who believed in an absolute right or wrong; asked students pointed questions to make them use their reason, later became Socratic method
Greek philosopher. A pupil of Plato, the tutor of Alexander the Great, and the author of works on logic, metaphysics, ethics, natural sciences, politics, and poetics, he profoundly influenced Western thought. In his philosophical system, which led him to criticize what he saw as Plato's metaphysical excesses, theory follows empirical observation and logic, based on the syllogism, is the essential method of rational inquiry.
Baron De Coubertin
revivor of the Games who opposed having women events at all
Government in which citizens vote on laws and select officials directly
Conflict between Athenian And Spartan Alliances. The war was largely a consequence of Athenian imperialism. Possession of a naval empire allowed Athens to fight a war of attrition. Ultimately, Sparta prevailed because of Athenian errors/Persian $$$ (135)
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
the ancient Panhellenic celebration at Olympia in honor of Zeus
Students also viewed
Ohio Studies Weekly Vocabulary
Geography of Ancient Greece; Minoans and Mycenaeans
Living Things in the Biosphere
history of the americas
Identify and explain: Benito Mussolini, Fascist Party, Blackshirts, Joseph Stalin, Nazi Party, Brownshirts, Kristallnacht, Francisco Franco, Popular Front
What were the two main social classes in Rome?
Using the discussion earlier, answer the questions below: (a) What makes these historical narratives valuable to students of the Civil War? (b) What might make them unreliable?
Apply: Think of a sight in a modem city that conveys joy. How might Eliot react to that image?
Other Quizlet sets
MUSCLES OF THE ARM - MUSCLES THAT ACT ON…
POS2041: Chapter 14 - Media
physics 12- 13 test