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Philip II
King of Macedonia after Peloponnesian War. Under his leadership Macedonia became a major power in the Greek speaking world.
Macedonia
Kingdom north of Greece. People lived in mountain villages rather than city-states.
Demosthenes
Athenian speaker that warned Greeks of the threat of Philip and the Macedonians. They did not listen.
Alexander the Great
Son of Philip II. He was 20 when he took over Macedonia. He was taught by Aristotle. Great Warrior.
Darius III
Persian king that tried to overthrow Alexander the Great.
Hellenistic
Greek culture that blended Egyptian, Persian and Indian influence.
Alexandria
African city that became the foremost center of commerce and Hellenistic civilization.
Euclid
highly regarded mathematician who opened a school of geometry in Alexandria.
Archimedes
Scientist that figured out the mathematical equation for PI.
Colossus of Rhodes
Largest known Hellenistic statue. Made of bronze and stood more than 100 feet high.
Aristarchus
Astronomer that proposed the earth revolves around the sun.
Erastosthenes
Director of Alexandrian Library. Calculated Earth's size using geometry.
Stoicism
Philosophy that believed in a divine power who controlled the universe.
Stoic
Someone who is indifferent to or unaffected by pain.
Winged Victory of Samothrace
Statue that shows a winged figure standing on the bow of a ship.