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Homer
"writer" of the Iliad and the Odyssey
Solon
Athenian reformer who greatly increased citizenship and created land reforms
Who was credited with creating a democratic constitution for Athens?
Cleisthenes
What was the name of the Athenian reformer whose laws were ultimately too harsh?
Draco
What was the purpose of Draco's laws?
to limit the power of the aristocracy
Who led Athens during its Golden Age?
Pericles
Who was the Athenian philosopher who taught knowledge is power and used questions and answers to achieve truths?
Socrates
Who wrote The Republic and The Dialogues?
Plato
Who taught Alexander the Great?
Aristotle
Who formed The Academy?
Plato
Who was the philosopher who applied scientific prinicples and logic to his teachings?
Aristotle
Who was considered the Father of Scientific Medicine?
Hippocrates
How did the teachings of Hippocrates differ from others?
He attempted to explain the causes of illness using scientific explanations
What inventions/discoveries were made by Archimedes?
improved use of the lever
water screw
volume
Who was Euclid?
early teacher of geometry
Who was Herodotus?
Father of History
wrote the Persian Wars, Historia
Who wrote The Peloponnesian Wars?
Thucydides
In what field did Euripides, Sophocles, Aeschylus excel?
Greek dramatists/tragic playwrights
Who was the most famous Greek comic playwright?
Aristophanes
Who constructed the famous statue of Zeus at Olympia and Athena for the Parthenon?
Phidias
What was the Parthenon?
temple honoring Athenian goddess Athena
Who was the Greek philosopher and mathematician who explained the world in numerical terms?
Pythagoras
Pericles
Leader of the Athenian Golden Age