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Cyrus the great

That is what historians called him

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Cavalry

A Cavalry is a unit of soldiers who ride horses

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Darius

He killed his rivals for power

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Persian Wars

The invasion of series of wars between Persian and Greece that historians called the Persian Wars

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Xerxes I

Tried to conquer Greece again

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Alliance

Or an agreement to work together

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Peloponnesian War

A War between Athens and Sparta

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Phalanx

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

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Alexsander the great

This effort earned him the name

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Hellenistic

Or Greek-like

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Neutral

Thucydides tried to be Neutral in his writing

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Socrates

One of the greatest thinker

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Plato

Was a student of Socrates

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Reasons

Clear or ordered thinking

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Aristotle

Perhaps the greatest Greek thinker

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Hippocrates

The greatest Greek doctor

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Euclid

Some greeks spend thier lives doing this