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  1. Saul
  2. Homer
  3. Gilgamesh
  4. Henry II
  5. Alexander
  1. a Greatest name in history of epic poetry
    was an Asiatic Greek
    born in Smyrna
    alive around 850 BC
    tradition represents him as blind
    wrote Iliad and Odyssey
  2. b king of England and controlled much of France
    him&his mother were named heir of Henry I
    Married Eleanor and invaded England &wins
    Forced Stephen to name him heir, became king in 1154
    Began Plantagenet Dynasty
    established order, security and peace
    feuded with Thomas a Becket
    power struggle between pope (Thomas) and king
    Killed by wife and sons
  3. c An epic
    oldest written story on earth
    12 clay tablets
    written in cuneiform
    adventures of the King of Uruk (2750-2500BC)
    Personality-
    strong, handsome, powerful &abusive of his gifts by raping any women who interested him. 2/3 Gods and 1/3 Human/mortal.
    killed beast in the forbidden forest and the gods killed his best friend
  4. d Born in Pella, Macedonia
    invaded Persan empire, Darius egypt
    accepted as their liberator from Persian rule
    raided Indus river valley and his men convinced him to turn back
    after his death empire dissolved
    created an empire which marked the beginning of the Hellenistic Age
    Spread Hellenistic Culture
    greatest generals of all of History
    conquers most of known world at time
  5. e First King, chosen because of his success in driving out the Philistines. Portrayed as a tragic man

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. english
    good administrator
    made many enemies&most unpopular of al english kings
    lost most on English possessions in France to Phillip
    Excommunicated by Pope Innocent III
    Phillip of France assembled massive army and nobles would support the English Kings-made deal with pope
    forced to sign the Magna Carta in 1215
    died of dysentery
  2. english
    the lionhearted
    loved adventure and song more than politics
    extremely brave
    raised money for crusade
    -emptied treasury and bankrupted empire
    captured by Duke Leopold Of Austria in 1192
    raised taxes and troops when returned to England
    invaded France and killed in depute over gold
  3. (638-559BC)
    considered to be 1 of the 7 wise men
    was a poet, politician &lawmaker
    born into a noble family
    at age 55 was elected archan of Athens
    wrote a series of laws and reforms
    divided Athens society into five classes based on peoples annual fortune
  4. (368-306)
    ruled Macedon from 359-336BC
    born in Pella
    youngest son of Amyntas III
    Was a hostage of the Greeks at Thebes between 368-365 and observed military techniques.
    when he got out he helped his brother Peridiccas III
    brother was killed in battle so Phillip took over
    Father of ALexander the Great
    Creator of League of Corinth
    controlled all of Greece
  5. Athenian Statesman
    known for introducing system of democracy to the city
    reformed political system by constructing the ten demes
    believed in equal rights for all citizens

5 True/False questions

  1. PeterGreatest name in history of epic poetry
    was an Asiatic Greek
    born in Smyrna
    alive around 850 BC
    tradition represents him as blind
    wrote Iliad and Odyssey

          

  2. Cambysesson&successor of Cyrus the Great
    ruled the Persian Empire
    continued the politic of expansion started by his father
    went with his father to the conquest of Babylonia and was named king of Babylon After becoming king of Persia, he conquered Egypt and was named Pharao in 526
    madness
    killed by brother

          

  3. Pericles(496- 406BC)
    born in Colonus Hippinus (new port of Athens)
    great play writes of the golden age
    provided with the best traditional aristocratic education
    wrote more than 100 plays
    wrote seven complete tragedies
    first to add a third actor

          

  4. Cyrus IIThe Great
    King of Persia 522-486 BCE, belonging to the Achaemenid Dynasty
    united Persia
    organized the empire into 20 satrapies
    built highways, established a postal systemhelped the economy by having coinage, weights and measures standardized
    sent expeditions to neighboring regions
    great religious tolerance
    he completed the canal from the Nile to the Red Sea.

          

  5. Darius IThe Great
    Persian King (550-528 BCE)
    founder of the Achaemenid Empire
    clever ruler&great military leader
    "father of the Iranian nation"
    king of Anšan in 559
    united