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a city-state that was the best example of ancient Greek democracy; the capital of modern Greece.

Athens

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a plain northeast of Athens, Greece.

Marathon

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the sight of a mighty sea battle between Greece and Persia.

Salamis

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a Greek city-state that defeated Sparta.

Thebes

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

Macedonia

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c. 470 BC - 399 BC Ancient Greek philosopher who developed an approach to teaching based on a question.

Socrates

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384 BC - 322 BC Ancient Greek philosopher and student of Plato who wrote more than 170 books.

Aristotle

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the longest race in the Olympics, a footrace of about 26 miles.

Marathon

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a person who studies truth and knowledge.

philosopher

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local thinking.

reason

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an attack of bubonic plague that killed about 25-30% of Europe's population from 1347 to 1352.

plague

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a higher soldier.

mercenary

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a period of time in ancient Athens when magnificent temples were built; artists created statue and monuments; and philosopher extended human knowledge.

Golden Age

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

Socratic method

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an ancient Greece an alliance between Athens and other Greek city-state

Delian League

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the area of Greece where the most of the fighting took place.

Peloponnesian War