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acropolis
high hill
Myron
sculptor,golden age, "The Discus Thrower"
Phidias
Sculptor,golden age,
"Athena" for parthenon
"Zeus" for temple of Olympia
Praxiteles
100 years after Phidias,made natural and lifelike figures
Philosophy
the study of basic questions of reality and human exixtence
aristocracy
gov ruled by the upper class
Socrates
education was the key to personal growth
plato
student of socrates
thory of forms=material things were imperfect expressions of perfect universal ideas
aristotle
student of plato logic and systems
"ethics" how we get happy
"poetics" analyzes greek dramas
Pythagoras
all could be explained by mathematics
pythagorean theorem
Hoppocrates
founder of medical science
beleived in natural disease and treatment. not magic.
Herodetus
first historian of western world
great soryteller
sophocles
tragedy playwright
defended traditional values
"oedipus rex"
euripedes
playwright, realist,questioned old ideas, "the trojan women"
aritophanes
comedic playwright sharp wit "clouds"made fun of socrates
disliked war