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  1. Sophocles
  2. Cleisthenes
  3. Gutenberg
  4. The Gracchi
  5. Machiavelli
  1. a Tiberius Gracchus and Gaius Gracchus
    tried to reform Rome's social and political structure to help the lower classes
    led to the decline and eventual fall of the Roman Republic
    The period of the decline of the Roman Republic begins with them meeting their bloody ends and ends with the assassination of Caesar
  2. b 1456-printed the first complete edition of the bible
    The printing revolution
    by 1500 more than 20 million volumes were copied
    printed books were cheaper and easier to produce
    made the bible readily available to many people and advanced everyones knowledge
  3. c 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
  4. d (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
  5. e wrote a different kind of handbook
    The Prince-published in 1513
    guide to rulers on how to gain and maintain power
    urged rulers to use whatever methods necessary to achieve their goals

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. First King, chosen because of his success in driving out the Philistines. Portrayed as a tragic man
  2. 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
  3. Davids son whose mother was Bathsheba
    most powerful
    built a trading empire (to help his friend Hiram, the king of Phoenician City of Tyre)
    built a great temple in Jerusalem
    -permanent Home for the Ark of Covent
    temple, wealth, and established trade
  4. son&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
  5. The 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

5 True/False questions

  1. Mosesled the Hebrews out of slavery
    mom hid him in the reeds along the Nile &an egyptian princess found and adopted him
    God commanded him to lead the Jews out of Egypt
    climbed to the top of MOunt Sinai to pray and returned with two stone tablets containing the ten commandments

          

  2. Aristotle(384-323BC)
    lived near Macedon, in north Greece
    350BC went to study at Plato's academy
    left Athens&went to Macedon to be a tutor for Prince Alexander the great
    moved back to Athens after Alexander became king and opened his own school- the Lyceum
    interested in science

          

  3. Henry IIDefender of Faith
    Needed to Divorce Catherine of Aragon
    Began the Protestant Church in England
    Had Six Wives
    English King
    embraced Protestantism

          

  4. Henry VIIIDefender of Faith
    Needed to Divorce Catherine of Aragon
    Began the Protestant Church in England
    Had Six Wives
    English King
    embraced Protestantism

          

  5. John Ienglish
    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