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Had a great success with 585-529

Cyrus the Great

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A is a unit of soldiers who ride horses

cavalry

3

claimed the throne and killed all of his rivals for power

Darius I

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The invasion began a series of wars between Persia and Greece that historians call the

Persian Wars

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tried to conquer Greece once again

Xerxes I

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or an agreement to work together

alliance

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a war between Athens and Sparta that threatened to tear all of Greece apart

Peloponnesian war

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in 359 BC became king of Macedonia

Philp II

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was a group of warriors who stood close together in a square

phalanx

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these efforts earned him the name

Alexander the great

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or Greek-like

Hellenistic

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he believed that people should not stop looking for knowledge

Socrates

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was a student of Socrates

Plato

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Plato's student

Aristotle

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or clear and ordered thinking

reason

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he was interested in geometry

Euclid

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the greatest Greek doctor was

Hippocrates