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18 terms

History!!!!!!!!!

STUDY
PLAY
Zeus
chief god; father of gods
Athena
wisdom; crafts
Apollo
sun; poetry
Ares
war
Aphrodite
LOVE <333
Poseidon
sea
Rituals
cerimonies or rites
First games
Olympic Festival 776 BC
Oracle
sacred shrine where gods or goddess revealed the future through a priest or priestess
Most famous oracle
Apollo at Delphi; Mount Parnassus
Tragedies
a set of three plays built around a common theme
Philosophy
organized system of thought; comes from greek word (love of wisdom)
Sophists
a group of traveling teachers in Greece who rejected speculation such as that of Pythagoras as foolish.
Socrates
A critic of the Sophists; a sculptor
Socratic Method
a question and answer format to lead pupils to see things for themselves by using their own reason.
Plato
one of socrates' students, considered the greatest philosopher of the western civilization
Aristotle
student at the academy in athens, did not except plato's theory of ideal forms. ethics, logic, politics, poetry, astronomy, geology, biology, and physics
Thucydides
the greatest historian of the ancient world