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A city state that was 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 site 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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Ancient Greek philosopher who devolved and approach to teaching based on asking questions

Socrates

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Ancient Greece 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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Logical Thinking

Reason

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A hired soldier

Mercenary

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A period of time in Ancient Athens when magnificent temples were built; artists created statues and monuments; and philosophers extended human knowledge

Golden Age

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An approach to teaching developed by the Greek philosophers, Socrates, which involves teaching people to think by asking questions

Socratic Method

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

Delian League

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The Peloponnesian War was an ancient Greek war fought by Athens and its empire against the Peloponnesian League led by Sparta

Peloponnesian War