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Athenian statesman who promoted and planned the disastrous Sicilian Expedition during the Peloponnesian War and changed his political allegiance on several occasions
Classical Sanskrit writer, widely regarded as the greatest poet and dramatist in the Sanskrit language. He most likely lived in the 300s and 400s AD
This member of the triumvirate was the richest person in Roman history
Spartan admiral who defeated Athen at Aegospotami in 405 BC and one year later forced them to capitulate, ending the Peloponnesian War. Organized the dominion of Sparta over Greece
Indian emperor who ruled almost all of the Indian subcontinent 269-232 BC
Queen of the Palmyrene Empire in Syria, who led a revolt against the Roman Empire 269-274
Roman statesman 214-184 BC known for his conservatism and opposition to Hellenization. Frequently ended his speeches by saying 'Carthago delenda est'
Executed reforms of Roman armies, authorizing recruitment of landless citizens. He defeated the invading Germanic tribes, for which he was called 'the third founder of Rome'
Roman lawyer and orator with an immense influence on Latin and European language, and who created a Latin philosophical vocabulary
King of the state of Qin who conquered all other Warring States and united China in 221 BC
Greek historian and the first known to collect his materials systematically and critically, and to arrange them in a narrative. Widely referred to as 'The Father of History'
Chinese mathematician and astronomer in the 400s who measured the earths year to be 365,24 days and had the most accurate approximation for π for over 900 years
Adopted into the Julian family and became the wife of Augustus throughout his reign, as well as his adviser
Greco-Roman polymath of Alexandria. Wrote important works on astronomy, geography, astrology, music and optics
General under Alexander the Great who became ruler of Egypt 323-283 BC and founder of a Kingdom and Dynasty named after him
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Roman Stoic philosopher and was a tutor and later advisor to Nero, but was forced to commit suicide for alleged complicity in the Pisonian conspiracy
Roman general best known for defeating Hannibal at the final battle of the Second Punic War at Zama in 202 BC
Athenian historian dubbed the father of 'scientific history' because of his strict standards of evidence-gathering. Wrote 'History of the Peloponnesian War'
Founder of his eponymus empire and the first emperor to unify India into one state. Ruling 322-298 BC
Statesman who turned the Delian League into an Athenian empire. Started the building of Parthenon and promoted arts and literature
Plebeian tribune, who in 133 BC caused turmoil with his agrarian reforms that sought to transfer wealth from the wealthy to the poor
Trojan hero who was the lover of queen Dido of Carthage. He broke her heart which made her uttered a curse that would forever pit Carthage against Rome
Leader of the revolt that overthrew the last king of Rome, and the founder of the Roman Republic and traditionally one of the first consuls in 509 BC
Archbishop of Milan in the 300s who was a important teacher and churchmusician, but who also prosecuted arians, jews and pagans
Roman emperor 41-54, between Caligula and Nero. Started the conquest of Britain. Underestimated because of his limp and slight deafness
He betrayed Greece by showing the Persian forces a path around the allied Greek position at the pass of Thermopylae in 480 BC
Roman poet who was sent into exile by Augustus to a remote province on the Black Sea
Greek lyric poet from the island of Lesbos. The islands name means lesbian and derives from her poems with powerful emotional content directed toward other women
Close friend and lieutenant to Augustus who was responsible for most of his military victories, most notably at the Battle of Actium
The leading Roman lyric poet during the time of Augustus. His 'Odes' was published in 23 BC

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