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virtue
act of knowing right and wrong
kione'
athenian coinage
mercenaries
working or action just for money or reward. fighting for pay or recognition
gordium knot
persia
legend that if someone can untie the know with no ends= ruler of world
alexander cut it
macedonia
kingdom north of ancient greece
attic standard
form of standardized money becomes large in trade. developed by alexander
hellenization
spreading of greek ideas
alexandria
cities alexander conquered and then named after himself
assimilation
to take and incorporate as ones own
phalanx
way of fighting w. 2nd and 3rd rows having hooks to hook enemies and pick them up
satraps
governer/proving under ancient persians monarchy
Diogenes
cynic philosopher
catapult
military engine for hurtling stones
Thebes
principal state in Boetia
Plato
pupil of socrates, major philosopher
rhetoric
art of speaking
aristotle
Alexander's teacher, philosoher and teacher
alexander
king of macedonia, conquered persians
peloponnesian wars
wars between sparta and athens
atomic theory
everything made up of atoms, when die, atoms fall apart and disperse
socrates
philosophic critic at athens
zeno
founder of stoic philosophy
30 tyrants
30 rulers during rule of sparta
sisyphus
ruler of corinth noted for trickery
had to roll a stone up a montain
granicus river
site of first battle in Alexaders invasion of persian empire in 334
platonic forms
ideas that exist in heaven
Perfect ideals- Plato
epicurus
founder of epicurean philosophy
simplicity
euclid
author of 300 elements
survey of geometry
sophism
practicing of wisdom
stoicism
hellenistic philosophy founded by zeno in the stoa
Philip
king of macedonia
father of alexander
cynicism
urged men to live simple and in accordance with ways of nature