700 B.C.-212 B.C.
Hermes- The Messenger God
- Invented Music
- Has winged sandals
The Greek Mind
Topic #2, Ancient Greek Medicine- Ancient Greece influenced many things, one of them being the future of medicine. A famous physician was Hippocrates, he came up with the new method of doctoring known as a diagnosis.
Topic #3, The First Scientists- The ancients Greeks made many scientific discoveries, but they believed the discoveries came from the Gods. Thales of Miletus was one of the first great Greek scientists. He did not have a telescope, though he was an astronomer. He used other mathematical approaches to make his discoveries.
Topic #2, The Hellenistic Kings- The kings of the Hellenistic Era were very biased. But with their rule new cities sprouted, military posts were established, and culture was spread widely.
Topic #3, Conquering Greece- Alexander the Great's father was Phillip II, in 359 B.C. he became king of Macedonia. Over time he slowly took Greece city states. Either by force, or by their submission. When he perished, Alexander took the reigns.
Topic #2, Buildings And Statues- During the Hellenistic Era, architecture flourished as well. Large sums of money were put toward hiring sculptors, and paving monuments of exquisite design.
Topic #3, Who was Epicurus- Epicurus was an Ancient Greek philosopher who believed life should be spent achieving happiness and pleasure with your surroundings. Today, Epicurean means the love of physical pleasure.