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cyrus the great

Because of his great successes, historians call him Cyrus the Great.

2

Persian Wars

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

3

Darius

Claimed the throne and killed all of his rivals for power.

4

alliance

or an agreement together.

5

Peloponnesian

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

6

Philip

Became King of Macedonia.

7

phalanx

was a group of warriors who stood close together in a square

8

Alexander the Great

These efforts earned him the name Alexander the Great.

9

hellenistic

or Greek-like

10

Socrates

Among the greatest of these thinkers was a man named Socrates.

11

Plato

was a student of Socrates

12

Aristotle

perhaps the greatest Greek thinker was Aristotle

13

reason

or clear and ordered thinking.

14

Euclid

one of these people was Euclid

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Hippocrates

The greatest Greek doctor was Hippocrates.