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Social Studies Ch. 6 (7th grade)

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Epicurus
taught that life should be lived for pleasure
Parthenon
considered the finest example of Greek architecture
Erathosthenes
calculated the distance around the Earth
philosopher
means lover of wisdom
Democritus
developed Atomic theory
hubris
the sin of pride
phalanx
rows of soldier standing shoulder to shoulder
Pythagoras
believed that math could explain the world
Aristophanes
comic writer
Demosthenes
led the Athenian opposition to Philip
Aristotle
collected many facts and then organized the facts. He believed that logical study led to truth.
Socratic Method
a method of teaching by questioning
Hippocrates
taught that disease was the result of natural causes not punishment
Philip of Macedon
was greatly influenced by his time in Greek prison
Alexander the Great
his main goal was to conquer the World but he was unable to achieve this
Thucydides
believed that history should be fair and accurate
Hellinism
a blend of Greek, Mediterranean, and Asian cultures
Socrates
Came up with the method of asking questions to prove statements. thought students should learn to think for themselves
Plato
Socrates' student who believed in a government ruled by an aristocacy
Aristotle
First to classify animals, believed that logical study led to truth
cosmologist
Studies the nature of the universe.