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Cyrus the great

let conquered people do their normal stuff

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cavalry

a unit of soldiers who ride horses

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Darius

killed his rivals for power

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Persian Wars

an invasion began a series of wars between Persia and Greece that historians call the Persian Wars

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Xerxes

tried to conquer Greece again

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alliance

an agreement to work together

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Peloponnesian War

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

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Phillip ll

King of Macedonia

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phalanx

group of warriors who stood close together in a square

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Alexander the great

was a brilliant commander

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Hellenistic

Greek-like

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Socrates

believed that people must never stop looking for knowledge

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Plato

a student of Socrates

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Aristotle

Plato's student

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reason

clear and ordered thinking

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Euclid

interested in geometry, the study of lines, angles, and shapes

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Hippocrates

the greatest Greek doctor