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Philosopher/Wandering teacher who said "The unexamined life is not worth living." Question...don't assume! Socratic Method
SOCRATES
(469-399 BC)
Philosopher/Said we need workers to produce, soldiers to defend and philosophers to rule. Established the Academy of Athens and wrote The Republic (state should control)
PLATO
(427-347 BC)
Philosopher/Established the Lyceum (for education and research) on which universities were modeled. Tutored Alexander the Great.
ARISTOTLE
(384-322 BC)
Spartan leader
KING LEONIDES
Persian emperor
KING DARIUS
Early Athenian leader who opened government positions to more citizens. Freed the debt slaves
SOLON THE GREAT
Conqueror who spread Hellenistic culture.
ALEXANDER THE GREAT
Athenian ruler who encouraged direct democracy and led a golden age in Athens, Greece.
PERICLES
Historian who stressed the importance of research and who wrote The Persian Wars. "Father of History"
HERODOTUS
Historian who wrote about the Peloponnesian Wars and who set the standard for unbiased recording of the past.
THUCYDIDES
Poet who wrote the Iliad and Odyssey
HOMER
Wrote the play "Antigone"
SOPHOCLES
Wrote "The Trojan Women"
EURIPEDES
Greek god who was believed to rule all other gods.
ZEUS
Persian leader who tried to conquer Greece during the Persian Wars. His father was King Darius.
Xerxes