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What were young Spartan boys trained to be?

They were trained to be Greek Soldiers from an early age.

2

Alexander the Great

King of Macedonia after his dad Philip II died.
** Built the largest empire in the world.
** Wanted to spread Greek influence to other cultures.

3

Parthenon

Beautiful Greek temple built by Pericles in the Acropolis to honor the Goddess Athena.

4

Persian Wars

A series of wars between Persia and Greece. The Greeks won.

5

Peloponnesian War

After the Persian Wars.
Wars between Sparta and Greece. The Spartans eventually won.

6

Spartan Women

Had more rights than other Greek women. They could own property, went to school, got physical training.

7

Hellenistic Age

A culture that is not completely Greek but has a lot of Greek influence. When towns were conquered they were allowed to keep some of their traditions but also started practicing some of the Greek traditions. This was especially after Alexander the Great.

8

Socrates

Philosopher. Thinker. Looking for knowledge. Teacher of Plato.

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Plato

Philosopher - Wanted an ideal society. Created a school. Teacher of Aristotle.

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Aristotle

Philosopher - Live your life in moderation. Logic.

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Greek Achievements

Geometry, Medicine, Engineering