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Thucydides
historical writer who wrote about the Peloponnesian War
Herodotus
-"Father of History
Thucydides
historical writer who wrote about the Peloponnesian War
Herodotus
-"Father of History"
-organized historical information
Euripides
tragedy writer who survived the Peloponnesian War
Socrates
-outspoken critic of Sophists
-stonemason and philosopher
-wrote no books
Aristotle
-Plato's most famous student
-suspicious of democracy
-set up Lyceum
Sophocles
great Athenian playwright who wrote OedipusRex an Antigone
Themistocles
the Athenian leader who had urged the people of Athens to build a fleet of ships
Aspasia
foreign-born woman who helped Pericles turn Athens into the cultural center of Greece
Pericles
a statesman who helped the Athenian economy thrive and the government become more democratic
Marathon
location of first victory of Athenians agains the Persians (490 B.C.)
Cleisthenes
reformer who, in 507 B.C., broadened the role of ordinary citizens in government
Solon
wise and trusted leader of Athens who was appointed archon in 594 B.C. He helped reform Athens
Peloponnesus
location just south of Athens