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ch. 6 set 1

Terms

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sophocles
writer of tragedies, defended may greek traditoinal values
Philosophy
study of basic questions of reality and human existance
Euripides
was more of a realist; questioned many old beliefs and ideas
dramas
plays containing action or dialogue and involvong conflict and emotion
Pythagorus
pythagoreum theorem
Parthenon
white marble temple that stood at the top of the Acropolis that was built in the honor of Athena
Hippocrates
founder of medical science; taught diseases come from natural causes, and not as a punishment from the gods
Myron
one of history's greatest sculpters who lived during the golden age and created the famous sculpture called the Discus Thrower
How art expressed Gree ideals
glorified humans; pride in city-states; belief in harmony,balance, order and moderation
Socrates
Athenian thinker who taught education was the key to personal growth, and students should be trained to think for themselves
Herodotus
first historian of western world
Aristocracy
government ruled by upper class
Golden Age
period in Greece in which there was cultural progress
Plato
Socrates' student;wrote dialogues and felt that perfection can not be reached in the physical world
Thuclydides
became famous for writing the History of the Peloponnesian war
Aristotle
one of Plato's students;defined and classified things
Aristophanes
finest writer of greek comediesand was known for his sharp wit
tagedies
the main character struggled against fate, or events
Praxiteles
sculpted figures that were more lifelike and natural in form and size

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