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Myron
one of historys greatest sculptor, lived druing the golden age. sculpted the famous figure The Discus Thrower.
Phidias
one of historys famous sculptors. Who created the two exquisite statues of Athenathat were on the acropolis and in Parthenon. His greatest work however was the statue of Zeus which stood at the temple of Olympia.
Praxiteles
created more delicate life like often life sized figures. He expressed the greek admiration for the beauty of the human body.
Socrates
one of historys greatest thinkers and teachers. lived in athens from 470 b.c to 399 b.c. son of a sculptor and midwife. served as an infantry soldier during the p wars before becoming a teacher.
Plato
a wealthy young aristocrat. he wrote dialouges and was interested in politics.
Aristotle
One of platos stuednts in the academy. founded his own school in athensand believed that logic was not seperate from but preliminary to the study of every kind of knowledge
Pythagoras
a philosopher best remembered for his developement of the Pythagorean
Hippocrates
considered the founder of medicine. taught that all disease comes from natural cases not as punishment from the gods. believed that rest, fresh air, and a proper diet made the besty cures.
Herodotus
an euthusiastic traveler and the first historian of the western world.
Thucydides
famous for his history during the pelopenisian war. believed that studying the past yields and undersanding of human nature and strove to make his account of history reflect this belief.
Aeschylus
well known writter lived during the 400s. wrote of old religious beliefs concerning the relationship of gods and people.
Sophocles
writer of tragedies. defended traditional values. most famous play was Oedipus Rexa perfect example of tragedy.
Euripides
third playwrite. more of a realist
Aristophanes
the finest writer of comedies.
Philip II Macedonia
a remarkable yound man who was king in 359 b.c. was a hostage of thebes for three years. he became to admire both the greek lifestyle and organization of the theban military.
Demosthenes
one of the finest orators or public speaker in all of the athenian history led the opposition to phillip in athens
Alexander the Great
proved to be ven more remarkable than his father. recieved military training in the macedonian army and his formal education from the great greek philosopher aritotle.
Diogenes
best known cynic
Phyrro
credited as the founder of skepticism taught tha peole cannot know how things are really are
Zeno
established the stoic philosophy in athens in the late 300's. he and his followers believed that divine reason directs the world.
Epicurus
founder of epicurean philosophy taught that the aim of life focuses on seeking the pleasure and avoiding pain.
Euclid
a noted greek mathmaticiancontributed extremely important work to the field of mathematics
Archimedes
considered to be the greates scientistof of the hellenstic period used geometry to measure spheres cones and cylinders. he also calculated the value of pi
Aristarchus
believed that earth and other planets moved around the sun
Hipparchus
of rhodes who was the first scientist to use trigonometry
Eratosthenes
calculated the corcumference of earth with amazing accuracy.