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Chapter 5: Greece and Iran, 1000-30 B.C.E.

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Darius can be considered the a second founder of the Persian Empire because
he created a new organizational structure that lasted for two centuries
What was not true of Zoroastrian?
That it preached a belief in multiple deities
Who was Persia ruled by?
Kings, called Achaemenids
Name some kings of Persia
-Cyrus
-Darius
-Xerxes
Which group of Persian rulers received the most pay?
Pregnant women
Greek states were defended by
private citizens
What was the central ritual of Greek religion?
sacrifice
Why is Herodotus considered the "father of history"?
He sought the causes behind historical events.
____ united the Persian tribes around 550 BCE.
Cyrus
______ extended Persian control as far as the Indus Valley.
King Darius I
Persian ceremonial capital
Persepolis
The Greek _____ consisted of an urban center and rural territories.
polis
Greek leaders/rulers
-Cleisthenes founded democracy
-Pericles
Geographical location of the ancient Greek empire
Greece
Alexander the ____
Great
The Funeral Oration of Pericles was written by________
Thucydides
Socrates response to his conviction:
-calm and serene
The ______ built a society organized around warfare.
Spartans
the most technologically advanced warship in Ancient Greek times
trireme
The geographical location of Iran (ancient Persia)
makes it a link between West, South and Central Asia