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Important People in Ancient Greece

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Kaitlyn McCain

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Important People in Ancient Greece
by:Kaitlyn McCain
Pericles
Pericles was the first elected general and got reelected for 30 years
Aristotle
Aristotle had writings that could make the greek encyclopidia
Alexander The Great
356 BCE-323 BCE 33 years
Plato
428? BCE -348? BCE -80 YEARS
SOCRATES
470 ? BCE - 399 BCE
"Alexander the Great." Encyclopedia of World Biography. Detroit: Gale,
1998. Biography in Context. Web. 9 Feb. 2015.

Alexander the Great: portrait coin . Photograph. Encyclopædia Britannica.
Web. 9 Feb. 2015.
His empire was from the Balkans to the Himalaya Mountains
He died from a fever at a young age so his generals divided his empire
Plato was one of the worlds greatest thinkers
He opened up his own academy and taught at it
"Plato." Encyclopedia of World Biography. Detroit: Gale, 1998.
Biography in Context. Web. 10 Feb. 2015.

Plato. Photograph. Encyclopædia Britannica. Web. 10 Feb. 2015.
His ideas that he had started the western culture that we have today
He continued his fathers plan to take over Persia
He was a great thinker that also had ideas that started the western culture that we have today
He didn't write his ideas but Plato wrote some of his
Socrates created the Socrative method that we use to prove wisdom today

"Socrates." Britannica School. Encyclopædia
Britannica, Inc., 2015. Web. 13 Feb. 2015.
Socrates: bust. Photograph. Encyclopædia
Britannica. Web. 13 Feb. 2015.

384 BCE-322 BCE 62 YEARS
He opened his own school and did research their
His thoughts and ideas helped influence science today.
"Aristotle." Britannica School. Encyclopædia Britannica,
Inc., 2015. Web. 13 Feb. 2015.

Aristotle statue. Photograph. Encyclopædia Britannica.
Web. 13 Feb. 2015.
495? BCE-429 BCE 74 YEARS
He got reelected because he made Athens the most powerful and beautiful greek city states
He was in power and then a plague outbreak happened he lost it all than got it back but died from plague in autumm
"Pericles." Britannica School. Encyclopædia Britannica,
Inc., 2015. Web. 13 Feb. 2015.

Pericles. IMAGE. Encyclopædia Britannica. Web. 16 Feb.
2015.
Archimedes
Achimedes discovered the principle of displacement while stepping in a bath
He invented weapons to defend his city
He found the power of levers
"Archimedes." Britannica School. Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., 2015. Web. 13 Feb. 2015.
Thucydides
287BCE-212 BCE
460 BCE or earlier?-404 BCE or later?
Thucydides was Athens military magistrate and was a comander of a fleet
He wrote a narrative about events in his life and the war
He was in the outbreak of plague and he didn't get land so he was sentenced to exile
"Thucydides." Britannica School. Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., 2015. Web. 16 Feb. 2015.
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