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greek historian, father of history

Herodotus

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Greek mathematician, father of geometry, studied geometry of plane figures

Euclid

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Greek sculptor and architect, sculpted statue of Zeus at Olympia - one of 7 wonders of the ancient world.

Phidias

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One of the founders of western philosophy, taught plato, critical thinking, "I only know that I know nothing.

Socrates

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City in Boeotia, central Greece, rival of Athens and sided with the Persians, ended the power of the Spartans.

Thebes

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Athenian leader, oversaw many construction projects in Athens, ruler during golden age

Pericles

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School in Athens established by Plato

The Academy

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Father of medicine, oath taken by doctors, natural reasons for illnesses

Hippocrates

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Greek tragedian who wrote about medea

Euripides

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student of plato, teacher of Alexander the Great

Aristotle

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rate of payment per day

per diem

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facts, stats, pieces of information

data

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I think therefore I am

cogito ergo sum

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always faithful

semper fidelis

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open assembly and market area in ancient greek cities

agora

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student of socrates, opened his own school in athens

plato

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a second self

alter ego

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battle 26.2 miles from Athens, modern running race

Marathon

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Athenian runner who died after reporting news of victory

Phidippides

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Greek poet, major source on Greek mythology, Works and Days

Hesiod

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mathematician and philosopher, screamed "Eureka", lever and water screw

archimedes

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I forbid

veto

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goddess who personified victory

Nike

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Greek tragedian, father of tragedy

Aeschylus

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food of the gods

ambrosia

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therefore

ergo

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sea located between Greece and Turkey

Aegean Sea

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legal writ whereby you must have proof of a crime as reason to imprison someone

habeus corpus

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best achievement, masterpiece

magnum opus

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Greek philosopher, used questioning to teachm poisoned with hemlock

Epicurus

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Greek philosopher, father of modern science, atomic theory of universe

Democritus

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famous Greek orator, learned to speak with marbles in his mouth

Demosthenes

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Ancient site of games in honor of zeus

Olympia

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famous Athenian sculptor, first to sculpt nude statues

Praxiteles

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Greek historian, wrote about the Peolponesian war

Thucydides

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Always prepared

semper paratus

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Greek poetess known for her love poetry

Sappho

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Athenian statesman and lawmaker, foundations of Athenian democracy

Solon

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body of water separating Italy from the Balkan peninsula

Adriatic Sea

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Large temple of Athens sacred to the goddess of wisdom

The Parthenon

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Famous Greek comedic playwright

Aristophones

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The northern lights

Aurora Borealis

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Famous Oracle for Apollo

Delphi

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Greek tragedian, wrote about Oedipus and his family

Sophocles

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Greek philosopher, ever present change in the universe

Heraclitus

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Greek mathematician known for famous theorem

Pythagoras

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general term for building where gladiatorial combats were staged

Amphitheater

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Citadel in Athens, spiritual and financial center of the city

Acropolis of Athens

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goddess of the dawn

Aurora