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Successor dynasty of Alexander in Mesopotamia and Persia
Successor dynasty of Alexander in Egypt
Fighting formation used by Alexander the Great
480 BC Naval battle in Saronic Gulf near Athens that defeated Xerxes (2nd Persian invasion of Greece)
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
Type of long spear utilized by the Greeks
First direct encounter of Alexander and Darius III
Spartan king who died holding off the Persians at Thermopylae (540-480 BC)
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Father of Alexander the Great (382-336 BC)
Athenian leader who defeated Persians at Salamis (524-459 BC)
Judean revolt against Antiochus IV Epiphanes
Plato's school
Servant class of Sparta
Meeting place of Athenian council of nobles
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
Bronze Age Cretan civilization (2600-1400 BC)/believed to have collapsed after eruption of Thera (volcano)
Pass where 300 Spartans held off Persian attackers before being betrayed

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