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Homer
poet, Illiad and Oddessy
Archilochus
poet
Solon
got rid of draconian laws, cancelled all debt/ released peasents
Pisistratus
tyrant, olive crops, silver mines
Hippias
bad tyrant
Cleisthenes
democratic revolution!!! thought of democracy
Darius
King of Persia. sought to gain control of Aegean sea (battle of 300) underestimated athens
Xerxes
2nd Persian war. Destroyed athens
Salaminus/ Mesticles
lied to get $ for athenian navy
Pericles
dictator, rebuilt athens. founder of democracy
Ephiltes
King murdered, preceeded Pericles
Phillip II
improved phalanx (spear longer). assasinated by body guards
Alexander the Great
Son of Phillip II, born night temple of artemis was burnt. Instructor was aristotle. Took down Persia!
Leonidus
strict teacher of Alexander
Sappho of Lesbos
women love poet
Pindar
one of the greatest poets. hymns to gods, complex language used
Sophocles
Greatest Greek dramatist
Arostophanes
Greek Comedy
Pythagorus
Pythagorean therom
Archimedes
pully, catapult, value of pi