Bronze age civilization that flourished on the Greek Island of Crete
Last phase of the Bronze Age located in central Greece
About 400 years of no written records
War between the Greeks and Trojans in the city of Troy.The Greeks defeated the Trojans by hiding in a horse and slaughtered the Trojans at nightfall
Love of Wisdom
Greek Mathematician, " Father of Geometry", Pythagorean Theorem
Spartans and Athens army's went to war with the Persian army
Athenians fight as one unit to drive the Persians back to the ocean. Using the tactic called Phalanx.
King Leonidas decides to help the Athenians and sent his 300 Spartans to fight with the Athenian army and defeat the 10,000 Persians.
Taught on the streets, Believed in the power of debate, Socratic method
Athens and Sparta are now at war
Student of Socrates, Smartest & Greatest Philosopher of Socrates and Aristotle.
Athens Remained behind protective walls and Sparta wanted to surround Athens and then Athens was hit with a plague that killed 1/3 of it city including their king.
Most famous of Plato's Students, Happiness comes from Virtue.
Wanted to unite Greece under Macedonia, he was assassinated, Motivation was Glory, Empire, and revenge on the Persians
Entered Asia Minor, controlled and conquered many cities
Took on his fathers dream of getting revenge on the Persians. Was incidentally Gay
Died in Central Babylon on his way back to Macedonia . He died from a high fever when he was 32