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Important Ancient Greek people

Archimedes

Archimedes lived in Syracuse from 287 BC to 212 BC. He is important because he was a very good scientist and inventor. He invented the center of gravity and discovered the laws of levers and pulleys. I think that Archimedes is a very important person and a big part in science.

Homer

They don't know much about Homer but they say he was born in Smyrna, Turkey. Back then, it was called Asia Minor, because Turkey didn't exist. They didn't know when he was born though. Is important because he is a poet that wrote stories to inform people. He wrote the Odyssey and the Iliad. I think that Homer is a great person that was very important to Ancient Greece and he helped inform people about what was going on back then.

Aristotle

Lived in Athens to get his education and ran his own school in Athens from 384 BC to 322 BC. He is important because he was the teacher of Alexander the Great. He got an education in Athens. He is famous for the introduction of the scientific method. I think Aristotle is an amazing person who is a big part in Science and philosophy.
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This is Homer

Pericles

He lived in Athens from 495 to 429 BC. He was important because he was a famous orator and the general of Athens. He lead Athens into the Peloponnesian war. He organized the construction of the Acropolis and the Parthenon. I think Pericles is an interesting person who is a big part in Athens and was a great leader.
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This is a picture of Syracuse, where Archimedes was born.