Written language used by the Summerians. Latin word meaning wedge shape. It is the longest written language.
The first five books of the bible (Hebrew History).
A Greek author that incorporated the 3rd actor in monologues. Author of Oedipus Rex.
A period of 49 years in Roman history with 26 different Emperors who served an average of less than 2 years.
Akkaidian King who occupied the lands that he conquered. Ruled first known empire.
First Egyptian Pharoah who united Northern and Southern Egypt.
David (Hebrew King)
Succeeded in vanquishing the Phillistines and defeated Goliath. Father of Soloman.
A greek author and poet who wrote the Iliad and the odyssey.
Greek word meaning "land between two rivers (Tigris and Euphrates)." The first known civilization.
A philosophy practiced by the Stoics meaning one is predestined.
The greatest battle of Alexander the Great. He defeated the Persians.
Darius I (The Great)
A Persian leader who was a builder but not a strong military strategist.
Credited with founding Athenian Democracy. Known as "The Father of Democracy."
The official alliance between Octavian, Mark Antony Lepidus.
Alexander the Great's chief Persian adversary. A Persian who was defeated by Alexander the Great and later found dead (not as a result of Alexander).
A group comprised of Athenian males 18yrs and older who could vote on laws.
Three periods of warfare between Rome and Carthage for control of the Mediterranian Sea.
An Athenian philosopher who some call "the father of philosophy". Taught Plato. Found guilty of corrupting the youth of Athens. Sentence to death by drinking poison.
Persian religion mean good versus evil with the good always winning.
Greek author who is known for his books on the Greco-Persian Wars.
An alliance formed by Athens and many of its Allies at the conclusion of the city-state wars.
citizens ruled by a small group of distinguished/wealthy people known as a council.
Philip of Macedon
Macedonian King who spent three years hostage in a Greek Poleis. Fathered Alexander the Great and built a great Army that would fight the Greek Poleis and ultimately conquere Athens. Started a war with Persia.
Roman food depo that Hannibal took over to cripple the Romans. Hebrews resided there after Egypts aftermath.
Athenian leader who stole/used funds of the Delian League to fund elaborate building projects in Athens. Built Parthenon.
Civilization that pre-dated classical Greece. Peaceful people located on the island of Crete. Possibly wiped out by a Sunammi
The relgious practice of worshipping God/Gods/Goddesses.
Senate (Roman Replublic)
300 and later 600 of Roman men headed by two consuls. Where the power lied in Rome. Handled foreign affairs and finances.
Part of the 1st Triumvirate. Military General and Julias Caesars son in law. Despised Caesar.
Nephew and adopted son of Julias Caesar. Succeeded Caesar. Defeated the Army of Mark Anthony. Regarded as the greatest Roman Emporer.
A period between 27 B.C - 180 A.D. of unpresendented peace and political stability in Rome.
Established as a Capitol city in Egypt by Alexander the Great. A cultural hub.
Plato's student. A Greek scientist of taught Alexander the Great.
Ancient legal code that included the lex talionis a concept of retribution.
1st large scale sea battle ever recorded in history. A turning point of the Greco-Persian War.
A greek author who wrote comedy and targeted Socrates.
Ancient Greek culture. The frame work of who we are as a society. What shaped Europe and the U.S.
Greek Dark Ages
A period of time when the Dorians took over the Mycennaeans and temporarily vanquished writing.
Aristarchus of Samon
A Greek Astonomer and Mathmatician. Placed the sun at the center of the solar system.
Founding of Rome
Beginning of Roman Republic
Collapse of Western Portion of Rome
Who handed over Western Rome and to who?
Romulus passed western Rome to Germanic Tribel leader named Odovacer.