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Cyrus the great

he had his own successful army.

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calvary

a unit of soldiers who ride horses

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Darius l

killed his rivals for power

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Persian Wars

this series of wars between Persia and Greece

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Xerxes l

he tried to conquer Greece

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alliance

an agreement to work together

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Peloponnesian War

the war between Athens and SPARTA

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Philip ll

the king of Macedonia

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phalanx

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

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Alexander the great

he made the biggest conquers in history

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Hellenistic

Greek like

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Socrates

he believed that people should never stop looking for knowledge

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Plato

was a student of Socrates

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Aristotle

the greatest greek thinker

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reason

clear and ordered thinking

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Euclid

considered the greatest mathematicians

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Hippocrates

he wanted to figure out what caused diseases