Flashcards in Chapter 9 - The Greek World Deck (11):
What were young Spartan boys trained to be?
They were trained to be Greek Soldiers from an early age.
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.
Beautiful Greek temple built by Pericles in the Acropolis to honor the Goddess Athena.
A series of wars between Persia and Greece. The Greeks won.
After the Persian Wars.
Wars between Sparta and Greece. The Spartans eventually won.
Had more rights than other Greek women. They could own property, went to school, got physical training.
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.
Philosopher. Thinker. Looking for knowledge. Teacher of Plato.
Philosopher - Wanted an ideal society. Created a school. Teacher of Aristotle.
Philosopher - Live your life in moderation. Logic.