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World History Chapter 6
by Michael Anders
a large hill in ancient Greece where city residents sought shelter and safety in times of war and met to discuss community affairs
A White Marble Temple built in honor of Athena.
Statue of Athena that decorated acropolis and the Parthenon. Also created statue of Zeus, that was on Mount Olympus.
Made large, formal works for gods.
Nature of Greek Art
Human Qualities, Pride in city-states, and combining beauty and usefulness.
Education was key to personal growth. He asked questions which forced students to test their own values and ideas.
Student of Socrates, formed academy. Wrote dialogues dealing with government, education, justice, religion.
Plato's student, investigated almost every field of study known during his time. He organized his facts into systems.
Philosopher who believed everything could be explained in terms of mathematics. Created Pythagorean Theorem.
Founder of medical science. Wrote 60 to 70 medical studies
First historian of Western World. Traveled to Babylonia. Phoenicia.
Became famous for writing about the Peloponnesian War.`
Defended many traditional Greek Values.
Realist, questioned many old ideas.
Known for sharp wit. Finest writer of Greek Comedies.
Father of geometry.
Calculated the value of pi. Also used math to show how levers moved.
Correctly believed that the earth and other planets moved around the sun.
Calculated the distance around the earth with amazing accuracy.