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Social Studies Chapter 9 People

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Darius I
(550 BC - 486 BC) Persian ruler who brought order to Persian Empire. He also built roads, established a postal system, and standardized weights, measures, and coinage.
Pericles
(459 BC - 429 BC) Leader who ruled Athens during its Golen Age
Socrates
(470 BC - 399 BC) Greek philospher who taught by asking questions
Homer
(700's BC) Greek poet and author of the "Illiad" and the "Odyssey". Much of what we know about the Mycenaeans comes from his stories.
Hippocrates
(460 BC - 377 BC) Greek physician known as the Father of Medicine
Plato
(428 BC - 348 BC) Greek philospher, student of Socrates, and teacher of Aristotle.
Aristotle
(384 BC - 322 BC) Greek philosopher and tutor of Alexander the Great. He is considered one of the greatest thinkers of all time.
King Philip II
(382 BC - 336 BC) King of Macedonia and father of Alexander the Great.
Alexander the Great
(356 BC - 323 BC) Son of Philip. He was tutored by Aristotle and became king of Macedonia in 336 BC. As ruler, Alexander built a huge emire.
Hypatia
(370 - 415) Greek philospher, mathematician, and astronomer. She headed a school of philosophy in Alexandria, Egypt.
Pythagoras
(580 BC - 500 BC) Greek philosopher and mathematician; the inventor of geometry