Created Spartan Constitution. Anti-Democratic. Was in favor of rule by Elders.
Consults Oracle about attacking the persians. "If you attack the Persians, you will destroy a great empire"
Won prize in the Festival of Dionysus for 30 years. Wrote play Oedipus.
Comedic playwright who wrote play Lysistrata. He was against the peloponesian war.
Agreement not to fight each other but to fight Persians.
War between Greeks and Persians. Sparta and Athens are the 2 main Greek contributors. Greeks fighting at home.
Character in Sophocles' play. Married mother. Part of Theban Plays.
Created by Phillip II, purpose was to unite helens to fight a common enemy, Persians.
Enter Babylon and claim empire. Found Antioch and Seleucus. They found cities and populated them with Greek and Macedonians to hold onto the land for them.
A concept in Greek Drama, solving an unsolvable problem using a new object or setting. "God machine". Ex: Chariot in Medea.
Historian who wrote about Alexander the Great.