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Successor dynasty of Alexander in Egypt
Servant class of Sparta
Father of Alexander the Great (382-336 BC)
Plato's school
Bronze Age Cretan civilization (2600-1400 BC)/believed to have collapsed after eruption of Thera (volcano)
Meeting place of Athenian council of nobles
Aristotle's school
War between Sparta and Athens (431-404 BC)/broken into 3 phases: Archidamian War, the Sicilian War, and the Ionian (or Decelean) War
480 BC Naval battle in Saronic Gulf near Athens that defeated Xerxes (2nd Persian invasion of Greece)
Type of long spear utilized by the Greeks
Fighting formation used by Alexander the Great
First direct encounter of Alexander and Darius III
Judean revolt against Antiochus IV Epiphanes
Athenian practice of exiling political leaders (for 10 years)/generally when any citizen was thought to have too much power & deemed a danger to the democracy/first used in 487 BC
Spartan king who died holding off the Persians at Thermopylae (540-480 BC)
Athenian leader who defeated Persians at Salamis (524-459 BC)
Pass where 300 Spartans held off Persian attackers before being betrayed
Successor dynasty of Alexander in Mesopotamia and Persia

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