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festival to honor zeus
Olympic games
oracles
believed to speak to gods
greeks came to them for advice
pentathlon
made up of five events:
wrestling; run; jump; discus; javelin
prophecy
prediction of the future
pancratium
fighting event
part wrestling/boxing
Mount Olympus
home of greek gods
tragedies
first greek plays
(Euripides wrote them)
Aeschylus
Greek poet
created the "play"
Had happy endings
Greek comedies
greek god of theater
festivals honor him
Dionysus
the study of laws of nature
philosophia
possible explanation
hypothesis
form of questioning
Socratic method
the study of the govenment
political science
process used by scientists
scientific method
Father of Medicine
Hippocrates
Plato's brightest pupil
Aristotle
Interested in the thinking process;
left no writings after death;
executed; philosopher; people could find truth if they knew how to think;
tried in 399 bc for denying gods, corrupting the young and trying to overthrow gov't
Socrates
Wrote "The Republic" (poli sci);
disillusioned w/democracy;
student of Socrates;wrote "The dialogues"
Plato
method of reasoning using 3 related statements: Major premise, minor premise, conclusion
Syllogism
highest point in Greek Culture
Golden Age
Father of history
Herodotus
Greek dramatist
Sophocles
writer of comedies
Aristophanes
student of Plato @ the Academy for 20 yrs.; "Master them not know"; classified plants & animals; Added steps 3,4 of scientific method (test hypothesis; conclusion)
Aristotle
Wrote 1st 2 steps of scientific method; gather info, form hypothesis
Thales of Miletus
ethnic code for doctors; honor their teachers;do their best for sick; never give poison; keep secrets of patients
hippocratic oath
Euclid
Pythagoras
Philosophers