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World History. Chapter 6 Review. The finest writer of Greek comedies . Aristophanes. Taught that life should be lived for pleasure. Epicurus. Preserved the teachings of Socrates. Plato. Developed atomic theory. Democritus. Believed math could explain the world. Pythagoras.

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world history

World History

Chapter 6


the parthenon was a
Fort at the top of the Acropolis

Temple to Zeus

Temple to Athena

Stadium for the Olympic games

The Parthenon was a…
greek art broke away from egyptian influence by
Greek art broke away from Egyptian influence by…
  • Making paintings & sculptures more structured
  • Focusing on animals more than people
  • Using more lifelike poses
  • Using a smaller scale
some greek sculptors made their work more lifelike by
Some Greek sculptors made their work more lifelike by…
  • Using mathematical proportions
  • Studying dead bodies
  • Crating self portraits
  • Refusing to make temple statues of gods
greek art expressed its belief in
Greek art expressed its belief in
  • Military power
  • Displaying wealth
  • Extravagant detail
  • Simplicity and balance
early philosophers were called cosmologists because they
Early philosophers were called cosmologists because they…
  • Studied the sky
  • Studied the nature of the universe
  • Usually lived in cities
  • Studied the weather
socrates believed that students should
Socrates believed that students should…
  • Focus on memorization
  • Learn to think for themselves
  • Avoid politics
  • Follow the example of political leaders
plato believed in a government ruled by an aristocracy or
Plato believed in a government ruled by an aristocracy, or
  • An intellectual upper class
  • A democracy of all citizens
  • Experienced political leaders
  • Wealthy nobles
aristotle believed that
Aristotle believed that
  • Perfection was beyond humans
  • There was no perfect truths
  • Logical study led to truth
  • A simple life led to truth
hippocrates s work sums up greek science because it
Hippocrates’s work sums up Greek science because it…
  • Combines worship of the gods with logic
  • Finds a mathematical purpose for everything
  • Merges the natural and the supernatural world
  • Bases treatment on reason, not magic
thucydides believed that
Thucydides believed that…
  • Everything could be explained through math
  • Everything should be studied logically
  • Science should be based on observation
  • History should be fair and accurate
philip s admiration of greek ways
Philip’s admiration of Greek ways
  • Led to his downfall
  • Helped him conquer Greece
  • Angered Macedonians
  • Turned Alexander against Greece
alexander desired to
Alexander desired to
  • Spread Macedonian culture
  • Spread Greek culture
  • Eliminate non-Greek people
  • Find slaves for Greece
hellenism is a blend of
Hellenism is a blend of…
  • Greek & Macedonian cultures
  • Greek & Egyptian cultures
  • Greek, Mediterranean, & Asian cultures
  • Mediterranean & Syrian cultures
the spread of hellenistic culture
The spread of Hellenistic culture
  • Created an educated peasant class
  • Increased the wealth of the middle class
  • Created a culture of wealthy priests
  • Oppressed people in non-Greek countries
hellenistic doctors increased their knowledge by
Hellenistic doctors increased their knowledge by…
  • Learning from Egyptian traditions
  • Learning from Greek traditions
  • Dismissing the teachings of Hippocrates
  • Studying the work of Archimedes
true or false
True or False
  • Greek art showed an admiration for human qualities and actions
  • TRUE
true or false29
True or False
  • Philosophers asked questions about human existence and nature
  • TRUE
true or false30
True or False
  • Plato believed that the soul and the body were separate, but would be reunited through reincarnation
  • TRUE
true or false31
True or False
  • Greek scientists believed that natural laws could not be defined, because conditions were constantly changing
true or false32
True or False
  • Speeches by Demosthenes inspired Athenians to join with Philip
true or false33
True or False
  • Alexander’s aim was to unite the whole world under one single empire.
  • TRUE
true or false34
True or False
  • The spread of Hellenistic culture demonstrates the success of Alexander’s vision of world conquest
true or false35
True or False
  • Ruler-worship provided people with a replacement for the faltering polis.
  • TRUE
true or false36
True or False
  • Stoics, like Zeno, believed that people should accept their fates without complaining.
  • TRUE
true or false37
True or False
  • Hellenistic science tended to focus more on theory than practice.
  • TRUE
scenes of everyday life and the art of praxiteles show a movement toward in greek art
Scenes of everyday life and the art of Praxiteles show a movement toward _____________ in Greek art