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Led an army and defeated the Greeks

Alexander the Great

2

A blend of the achievements of the eastern world with the cultural outlooks and attitude of he Greeks

Hellenistic

3

City yo

Alexandria

4

A Greek Socratic philosopher who founded the megarian school of philosophy

Euclid

5

The most famous of the scientists of the Hellenistic period

Archimedes

6

The founder of Epicureanism

Epicureans

7

A member of the school of stoicism

Stoics

8

A mystery cult

Isis

9

A Jewish priest and son of priest mattathias he led the Maccabean revolt against the Seleucid empire

Judas Maccabaeus

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An event celebrated by Jews because of the recapturing of the temple

Hanukkah

11

The founders of Rome

Romulus and Remus

12

The chief officers of the Roman republic

Consuls and praetors

13

A select group of 300 men who served for life

senate

14

The two main groups in Rome creating social organization

Petricians and plebians

15

An account of Rome

Livy

16

The coast of norther Africa southern Spain Sardinia Corsica and western Sicily

Carthaginian empire

17

The wars for the western Mediterranean

Punic wars

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The greatest of the Carthaginian generals

Hannibal

19

Enslaving people

Slavery

20

Ignited a slave revolt

Spartacus

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The earliest attempt but the Romans to create a code of laws

Twelve tables

22

The best exemplar of the literary and intellectual interested of the senatorial elite of the late republic

Cicero

23

An oval amphitheater in the center of Rome

Coliseum

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A Roman politician, general, and notable author of Latin prose. Was a key part of the rise of the Roman Empire

Julius Caesar

25

Augustus the Roman emperor

Octavian

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Committed suicide for each other

Antony and cleopatra