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Famous Greeks and their Achievements

People You Should Know
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Joanne Fuchs

on 13 April 2016

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Transcript of Famous Greeks and their Achievements

Legacies of Civilization
and the
Greeks who made them

Government
Architecture
Drama
The Olympics
Direct Democracy
Comedy
Tragedy
Sophocles
Democracy
All citizens can vote
Assembly
Pericles
Father of Democracy
Columns
Doric
Ionic
Corinthian
Simple
Scrolls
Fancy
Buildings
The Parthenon
Phidias
Aristophanes
History and Philosophy
Socrates
ask ?????
Plato - did not like
democracy

"The Republic"
Aristotle
teacher of logical reasoning

Herodotus
The Search for Truth,
Just the Facts
Science and Technology
Astronomy
Mathematics and Physics
Circumference of the earth
Ptolemy
Geocentric - WRONG!
Eratosthenes
Love of Wisdom
Euclid
Archimedes
Organized Sports
"As for me,
all I know is that
I know nothing."
"Man - a being in search of meaning."
"Good habits formed at youth make all the difference. "
father of geometry
"Theater" means
"a viewing place"
"Architecture" means "master builder"
Pythagorus
Longitude + Latitude
"stars"
Geography
means "writing about the Earth"
Medicine
Hippocrates

Disease causes Illness
rebuilt Athens
expanded democracy
Sculpture
Lifelike
Colorful
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