Vocabulary day 6 - Aeschylus- (c.525c.456 bc), Greek...

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Aeschylus- (c.525–c.456 bc), Greek dramatist. He is best known for his trilogy, the Oresteia (458 bc), consisting of the tragedies Agamemnon, Choephoroe, and Eumenides Plato- (c.429–c.347 bc), Greek philosopher. A disciple of Socrates and the teacher of Aristotle, he founded the Academy in Athens. His philosophical writings are presented in the form of dialogues, and his political theories appear in the Republic. Socrates- (469–399 bc), ancient Athenian philosopher. His disciple Plato wrote about Socrates ' attempt to reach understanding and ethical concepts by exposing and dispelling error (the Socratic Method). Aristotle- (384–322 bc), Greek philosopher and scientist. A pupil of Plato and tutor to Alexander the Great, he founded a school (the Lyceum) outside Athens. His surviving works cover logic, ethics, metaphysics, politics, natural science, and physics. Alexander - king of Macedon; conqueror of Greece and Egypt and Persia; founder of Alexandria (356-323 BC) Hellenistic- Of or relating to Greek history, language, and culture from the death of Alexander the Great to the defeat of Cleopatra and Mark Antony by Octavian in 31 bc. During this period
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Vocabulary day 6 - Aeschylus- (c.525c.456 bc), Greek...

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