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Daniel

The Israelite captive who interpreted Nebuchadnezzar's dream as well as the writing on the wall

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Nabonidus

The last Chaldean king, who preferred to travel around the empire and leave the actual business of government under the supervision of his son

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Belshazzer

The son of Nabonidus who handled the actual business oh the government and was killed by the Medes and Persians

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Cyrus the great

The Persian king who allowed the Jews to return to Judah

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Isaiah

The prophet who foretold that God would assist Cyrus in his conquest

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Darius

The Persian king who made the middle east into one big marketplace

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Nineveh

City built by Nimrod that became the Assyrian Capitol

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Hanging gardens

The gardens built by Nebuchadnezzar for his wife

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Royal Road

The great "highway" built by Darius

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Javan

Japheth's son who was the ancestor of the Greeks

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Minoans

The people who built the earliest civilization in the vicinity of Greece

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Mycenaeans

The people who flourished on the mainland of Greece between 1600 and 1200 B.C.

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Dorians

Invaders from the north who helped to bring about a dark age in Greece which started about 1200 B.C.

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Homer

The blind poet who greatly influenced Greek culture and portrayed the gods as glorified human being

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Achilles and Odysseus

Great worriers in Greek mythology

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Cyrus the great

The Persian emperor who conquered Ionia in 546 B.C.

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Darius I

The Persian king who crush the Ionian revolt and demanded that the mainland Greeks submit him

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Xerxes

The king who launched a second Persian invasion of Greece

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Leonidas

The brave leader of the Spartans at Thermopylae

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Solon

An aristocrat who introduced democratic principles to the Athenian government

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Pericles

The aristocrat who brought athenian democracy to its fullest measure

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Socrates

The philosopher who insisted that Morality be a part of philosophy

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Plato

The philosopher who wrote 30 or more works call dialogues

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Aristotle

The philosopher who recognized order, design, order, and purpose in the universe; teacher of young Alexander the great

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Philip II

The Macedonian king who conquered almost all of Greece before he was assassinated

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Alexander the great

The young Greek conquer of Persia

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Ptolemy

The general who took Egypt after Alexander's death

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Antipater

The general who took Macedonia after Alexander's death

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Laomedon

The general who took Syria including all of Canaan, after Alexander's death

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Thucydides

The author of history of the Peloponnesian war