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Athens

a city-state that was best example of ancient Greek democracy

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Marathon

a plain northeast of Athens

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Salamis

the sight of the mighty sea battle between Greece and Persia

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Thebes

A Greek city-state that defeated Sparta

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Macedonia

an ancient country in northern Greece; a nation formed after the breakup of Yugoslavia

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Socrates

Ancient Greek who developed an approach to teaching based on asking questions

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Aristotle

Ancient Greek philosopher and student of Plato who wrote more than 170 books

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marathon

the longest race in the Olympics, a footrace about 26 mile

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philosopher

a person who studies truth and knowledge

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reason

logical thinking

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plague

an epidemic and often fatal disease

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mercanary

a hired soldier

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Golden Age

a time in ancient Athens when magnificent temples were built; artists created statues and monuments; and philosophers extended human knowledge

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Socratic method

an approach to teaching developed by the Greek philosopher, Socrates,which involves teaching people to think by asking questions

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Delian League

in Greece, an alliance between Athens and other Greek city-states

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Peloponnesian War

a war that broke out between Athens and Sparta