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monopoly
complete control of a product or business by one person or group
patriarchal
headed by the father or oldest male
philiopiety
respect for parents
monarchy
government in which a king or queen excersizes central power
straight
narrow water passage
aristocrasy
rule by landholding elite
rhetoric
art of skillful speaking
solon
leader of athenswho introduced social, political, and economic reforms
homer
blind poet who credited with creating the Illiad and the Odyssey
golden age of pericles
states man who established direct democracy in athens
socrates
philosopher who examined beliefs and ideas through critical questioning
hippocrates
physician whose oath set ethical standards for doctors
herodesis
historian who wrote about the persian wars
aristotle
philosopher who taght that good conduct meant following a moderate course between extremes
sophocles
playwrite who wrote about the Persian Wars
monopoly
complete control of a product or business by one person or group
patriarchal
headed by the father or oldest male
philiopiety
respect for parents
monarchy
government in which a king or queen excersizes central power
straight
narrow water passage
aristocrasy
rule by landholding elite
rhetoric
art of skillful speaking
solon
leader of athenswho introduced social, political, and economic reforms
homer
blind poet who credited with creating the Illiad and the Odyssey
golden age of pericles
states man who established direct democracy in athens
socrates
philosopher who examined beliefs and ideas through critical questioning
hippocrates
physician whose oath set ethical standards for doctors
herodesis
historian who wrote about the persian wars
aristotle
philosopher who taght that good conduct meant following a moderate course between extremes
sophocles
playwrite who wrote about the Persian Wars
mathematician who derived a formula to calculate the relationship between sides of a right triangle
pythagoras
scientist who applied principles of physics to make practical inventions
archimedes
leader of carthaginean army who crossed the alps to invade Italy
Hannibal
general who brought Gaul under Roman control
Suzy
first ruler of the Roman Empire
Augustus
author of the Roman epic poim, the Aneid
Virgil
astronomer who theorized that the Earth was the center of the universe
Ptolemy
Anointed king sent by God
messian
member of the roman landholding upper class
patrician
roman farmer, merchant, artisan, or trader
plebians
person who suffers or dies for his or her beliefs
martyr
foreign soldier who serves for pay
marcinary
a belief that is contrary to official church teachings
herecy
basic unit of the roman army
legion
bridge-like stone structure that broght waterfrom the hills to cities
aqueduct
mathematician who derived a formula to calculate the relationship between sides of a right triangle
pythagoras
scientist who applied principles of physics to make practical inventions
archimedes
leader of carthaginean army who crossed the alps to invade Italy
Hannibal
general who brought Gaul under Roman control
Suzy
first ruler of the Roman Empire
Augustus
author of the Roman epic poim, the Aneid
Virgil
astronomer who theorized that the Earth was the center of the universe
Ptolemy
Anointed king sent by God
messian
member of the roman landholding upper class
patrician
roman farmer, merchant, artisan, or trader
plebians
person who suffers or dies for his or her beliefs
martyr
foreign soldier who serves for pay
marcinary
a belief that is contrary to official church teachings
herecy
basic unit of the roman army
legion
bridge-like stone structure that broght waterfrom the hills to cities
aqueduct
church official responsible for all christians in an area
jesus
person who moves from place to place in search of food
nomad
the study of people, their environments, and the resources available to them
geography
objects made by people
artifacts
the earliest period of human history
old stone age
the spread of ideas, customs, and technology from one person to another
culture
skilled craftworkers, made pottery or finely carved or woven goods
artisans
the study of the ways of life of early people through the examination of their artifacts
anthropology
the skills and tools people ise to meet their basic needs
technology
when people gave up the nomadic life and settled down to farm
new stone age
belief in many gods
polytheistic
a pyramid shaped temple built by the sumerians
Ziggurat
triangular area of marshland formed by deposits of silt at the mouth of some rivers
delta
the preservation of the dead
mummification
governer of a province of the Persian empire
satrap
a belief in one god
monotheistic
pharaoh who spread Egyptian rule northward to Syria and conquered nubia
Ramses II
egyptian queen who encouraged trade with lands along the eastern Mediterranean
hatchepsut
ruler who published a code of laws to help unite Babylonia
Hammerabi
king who encouraged Babylonian learning
Nebakenezer
ruler who united the persian empire
Darius
fine, windblown yellow soil
loess
a seasonal wind
monsoon
social group into which people are born and from which the cannot change
caste
aryan tribal chief
ancestor
a group of families who claim a common ancestor
clan
a sign that expresses a thought or idea
ideograph
a single spiritual power that resides in all things
brahman
someone who devotes his or her life to seeking the truth
mystic
an artistic form of handwriting done with ink and a brush
calligraphy
a belief in one god
monotheistic
pharaoh who spread Egyptian rule northward to Syria and conquered nubia
Ramses II
egyptian queen who encouraged trade with lands along the eastern Mediterranean
hatchepsut
ruler who published a code of laws to help unite Babylonia
Hammerabi
king who encouraged Babylonian learning
Nebakenezer
ruler who united the persian empire
Darius
fine, windblown yellow soil
loess
a seasonal wind
monsoon
social group into which people are born and from which the cannot change
caste
aryan tribal chief
ancestor
a group of families who claim a common ancestor
clan
a sign that expresses a thought or idea
ideograph
a single spiritual power that resides in all things
brahman
someone who devotes his or her life to seeking the truth
mystic
an artistic form of handwriting done with ink and a brush
calligraphy
the rise and fall of dynasties
dynastic
emperor who China
shiwangdi
hindu god known as the creator
brahma
founder of buddhism
Sidhartha Gattama
maurya emperor who converted to Buddhism
Asoka
philosopher whose ideas helped shape chinese civilization
Confusious