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Golden Ages Greece and Rome
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A time in a culture of high achievement in arts, literature, and science. Generally occurs in times of peace.
Age of Pericles
the period between 461 B.C. and 429 B.C. when Pericles dominated Athenian politics and Athens reached the height of its power
Greek Historian, considered the father of History. He came from a Greek community in Anatolia and traveled extensively, collecting information in western Asia and the Mediterranean lands.
Greek philosopher and mathematician who proved the Pythagorean theorem
A Greek poet, author of the Iliad and the Odyssey
"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.
Alexander the Great
King of Macedonia who conquered Greece, Egypt, and Persia
A Greek Philosopher, taught Alexander the Great, started a famous school, studied with Plato
Socrates and Plato
two philosophers from ancient Greece (teacher & student); believed knowledge to be innate and that the mind & body are distinct
Greek culture spread across western Asia and northeastern Africa after the conquests of Alexander the Great. The period ended with the fall of the last major Hellenistic kingdom to Rome, but Greek cultural influence persisted until the spread of Islam.
A period of peace and prosperity throughout the Roman Empire, lasting from 27 B.C. to A.D. 180.
Irrigation system/water carrying system from countryside to urban cities
used for Gladiator fights, housed 50,000 people, the first and largest amphitheater to be built in Rome
Roman Emperor who did not persecute Christians. Famous for the wall named after him in Britain.
Emperor of Rome who adopted the Christian faith and stopped the persecution of Christians (280-337)
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