S.S STUDY GUIDE

Term Definition
Persian War Conflicts between Greece and Persia
Battle of Marathon Battle during the Persian war when Persia invaded Greece
Battle of Thermopylae The Battle of Thermopylae was fought between an alliance of Greek city-states, led by King Leonidas of Sparta, and the Persian Empire of Xerxes I over the course of three days, during the second Persian invasion of Greece.
Delian League The alliance of city states in Greece
Acropolis A fortified part of an ancient Greek city, usually on a hill.
Peloponnesian War A war between Sparta and Athens 431 B.C lasted 27 years
Hellenistic Culture The time period following the death of Alexander during which Greek culture spread through the known world.
Phillip ll of Macedonia Philip II of Macedon was the king of the Ancient Greek kingdom of Macedon from 359 BC until his assassination in 336 BC.
Alexander The Great Alexander III of Macedonia, commonly known as Alexander the Great, was a king of the Ancient Greek kingdom of Macedon and a member of the Argead dynasty. Brought most of Persia and Asia under his rule.
Pericles Pericles was a prominent and influential Greek statesman, orator and general of Athens during the Golden Age—specifically the time between the Persian and Peloponnesian wars. 461 B.C to 429 B.C
What city in Egypt was the center of Hellenistic culture? The city that was the center of Hellenistic culture was Alexandria.
Civil War A war breaking out among those living in the same country.

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