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a city-state that was the best example of ancient Greek democracy; the capital of modern Greece

Athens

2

a plain northeast of Athens, Greece

Marathon

3

the site of mighty sea battle between Greece and Persia

Salamis

4

a Greek city-state that defeated Sparta

Thebes

5

an ancient country in northern Yugoslavia

Macedonia

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Ancient Greek philosopher who developed an approach to teaching based on asking questions

Socrates

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Ancient Greek philosopher and student of Plato who wrote more than 170 books

Aristole

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the longest race in the Olympics, a footrace of about 26 miles

marathon

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a person who studies truth and knowledge

philosopher

10

logical thinking

reason

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an epidemic of an often fatal disease

plague

12

a hired soldier

mercenary

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a period of time in ancient Athens when magnificent temples were built; artist created statues and monuments; and philosophers extended human knowledge

Golden Age

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an approach to teaching developed by the Greek philosopher, Socrates, which involves teaching people to think by asking questions

Socratic method

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in Ancient Greece, an alliance between Athens and other Greek city-states

Delian League

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A time when war broke out between Athens and Sparta.

Peloponnesian War