A Greek-speaking people who migrated into mainland Greece after the destruction of the Mycenaean civilization.
ancient Greek epic poet who is believed to have written the Iliad and the Odyssey (circa 850 BC)
A war (around 1200 B.C.), in which an army lead by Mycenaean kings attacked the city of Troy in Anatolia.
law maker from athens divides income by niehborhood all male citizens could participate
conflict between Persia and Greece; Persia wanted to punish Athens for helping another city- state
a war in which Athens and its allies were defeated by the league centered on Sparta
This philosopher believed to know thyself, the unexamined life is not worth living, Hemlock (plant/poison), no writing
This philosopher wrote the Republic, an ideal philosophy has a philosopher-king and no wealth; the cave
This philosopher wrote Politics, believed in virtue, moderation, self-discipline, and argues using logic
This philosopher established a limited democracy; non-citizens had no rights; the Golden Age of Athens
in 359 bc he rose to the throne in Macedonia, lived in greece as a young man and admired everything about greece, wanted to make his kingdom strong emough to defeat the mighty Persian Empire, the father of Alexander the Great
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 civilization that spread from Greece through much of the ancient world. Much of its influence such as philosophy, athletics and architecture penetrated the Middle East.