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Hellenistic Civilization interacts with cultures in the _______ and _______.
MIDDLE EAST AND INDIA
Hellenistic Philosophy:
"Endure and Accept", emotionless, Rational Order to the Universe
STOICISM
Hellenistic Philosophy:
Ultimate goal: Serenity found through the ultimate contemplation of the Universe; governed by natural, rational laws
EPICUREANISM
Founder of Stoicism:
ZENO
Who created the first atomic theory of the Universe and inspires a very rational view in world to Epicurius?
DEMOCRITUS
Hellenistic Philosophy:
Doubt, Questions everything
SKEPTICISM
Hellenistic Science:
man of Geometry
EUCLID
Hellenistic Science:
Figured out circumference of earth using sun, clouds, etc.
ERATOSTHENES
Hellenistic Science:
Claims that sun is center of the universe
ARISTARCHUS
Hellenistic Science:
Calculated value of pi; theory of specific gravity; "Stepping into the Baths"
ARCHIMEDES