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The earliest civilization in the Aegean region on the island of Crete during the Bronze Age civilization

Minoan civilization

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One of the greatest poets of all times

Homer

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Homers epic of the Trojan war

Iliad

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An epic romance that recounts the journeys of a Greek hero Odysseus

Odyssey

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A community is votive a in with all political, economic, social, cultural, and religious activities were focused

Polis

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A city that was basically turned into a military camp

Sparta

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Had unified polis on the peninsula of Attica, government and faced serious political turmoil because of serious economic problems

Athens

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Power is in the hands not of a minority bit of the whole people

Democracy

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After the Peloponnesian war some dude ran 26.2 miles to tell if he victory and then died

Marathon

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Dude who believed that the Spartans would win the Peloponnesian war then he died a month after it ended

Pericles

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The author of the Persian wars

Herodotus

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The greatest historian of the the ancient world. He wrote the history of the Peloponnesian war

Thucydides

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Plays based in suffering of a hero usually ending in disaster

Tragedy and comedy

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Art expressing eternally true ideas

Classical style

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A Classical Greek temple built between 447-432BC

Parthenon

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A critic of the sophists who left no writings so we only know of him through his pupils

Socrates

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Socrates disciple and then plato's disciple

Plato and Aristotle

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Greek gods

Zeus, Apollo, Athena

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Contests that originates from festivals that were to honor Zeus

Olympic Games

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A sacred shrine dedicated to a god or goddess who revealed the future. The most famous shrine on mt Parnassus here a priestess listened to question and responded in verses

Oracle at Delphi