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The Golden Age of Greece Greek Achievements Literature Aesops Fables The Iliad by Homer The Odyssey by Homer History writings of the Persian War and other events Philosophy Famous Philosophers Socrates Plato Aristotle Medicine A Scientific Approach Mathematics A major interest Euclid developed a form of geometry. Democracy The only TRUE democracy: all citizens voted on issues Plays People went to theater to see Greek comedies and tragedies. Architecture Magnificent temples on the Acropolis (raised portion of the city) The Parthenon, to honor Athena greatest masterpiece Important People Pericles Great ruler of Athens Led Athens through Greek Golden Age Aspasia of Miletus Educated wife of Pericles Started a school for girls in Athens Aesop Wrote fables Homer Wrote epics, the Iliad and the Odyssey Thucydides & Herodotus Ancient historians Herodotus is called the Father of History. Hippocrates Developed scientific approach to medicine called the Father of Medicine. Important Events Greece built major empire. Athens fought Sparta in Peloponnesian War. Sparta defeated Athens; took control of the Greek city- states. Socrates executed; convicted essentially for treason. Spartan rule ended Golden Age of Greece.