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4th century B.C
he conquered most of the ancient world, extending the civilization of Greece east to India.

Alexander the Great

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a leading city of Ancient Greece

Athens

3

the first emperor of Rome

Augustus Caesar

4

a native american people who ruled mexico and neighboring areas before the Spaniards conquered the region.

Aztecs

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a city in ancient Mesopotamia, famed for its hanging gardens

babylon

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an English politician, scientist,and author of the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries.

Francis Bacon

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the first European to discover the Pacific ocean

Balboa

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an English bishop
was archbishop of Canterbury
four of the king's men, thinking that the king wanted to put him to death, went to hiscathedral and murdered him.

Thomas a Becket

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a disease that killed nearly half the people of western Europe in the fourteenth century.

black death

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the second wife of king Henry VIII of England; the mother of Queen Elizabeth I.
was convicted of adultery and beheaded.

Anne Boleyn

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a period of history from roughly 4,000 B.C to the onset of the Iron Age

Bronze Age

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an ancient Roman politician who help assassinate his friend Julius Caesar

Brutus

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centered at Constantinople, that began as the eastern portion of the Roman Empire.

Byzantine Empire

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a cruel and insane ruler of the roman empire in the first century A.D.

Caligula

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an ancient city in north Africa
Commercial and political rival of Rome
at the end of the Punic wars , the Romans destroyed _____

Carthage

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a politician of ancient Rome
he had a custom of ending all his speeches in the Roman senate with the words "Carthage must be destroyed"

Cato
Carthago Delenda Est

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the methods of training and standards of behavior for knights in the middle ages

chivalry

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the age of ancient history dominated by the cultures of Greece and Rome

classical antiquity

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a Queen of Egypt in the first century B.C , famous for her beauty, charm, and luxurious living

cleopatra

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the Spanish military leaders who established Spanish rule in the new worlds

conquistadors