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Greece, Persia, Alexander 1

Please use your memory, your Social Studies binder, any worksheets, and the textbooks to complete the puzzle.
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A government controlled by its citizens, wither directly or through representatives.
A kingdom north of Greece, whose ruler Philip II conquered Greece in 338 BC.
A form of government in which citizens rule directly and not through representatives.
This type of culture was a blend of Greek, Persian, Egyptian, and Indian; it happened as a result of Alexander the Great's Empire.
This Athenian orator tried to warn the Greeks about the threat of Philip II; he urged them to unite and fight him.
A long Greek island in the Mediterranean Sea where Knossos was located; this is where the Minoans lived.
This Macedonian King conquered Greece, the Persian Empire, and Egypt, and reached the Indus Valley; he founded many cities which still bear his name.
This Greek victory over the Persian army ended the First Persian War; it was so great, that they sent a runner to announce the WIN in Athens.
This ruler created the Persian Empire and allowed those he conquered to keep their own customs and traditions.
Referring to a period of great achievement in Greece.
This Greek philosopher made contributions to psychology, physics, and biology, while stressing the importance of reason.
These people of Crete had an advanced culture that became the core of Greek religion, art, and politics.
This city in Egypt founded by Alexander the Great was a center of commerce and the Hellenistic culture.
The greatest medical scholar of Ancient Greece.
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These Greek-speaking people migrated to mainland Greece after the destruction of the Mycenaean civilization, this led to the decline of culture.
These Indo-Europeans settled in the mainland area of Greece around 2000 BC, they were warlike people.
This mathematician and physicist came up with the value of pi and invented the compound pulley.
The body of water is located east of Greece.
A government in which power is in the hands of a hereditary ruling class or nobility.
This Persian leader is famous for building a special canal and a pontoon bridge of boats for the cavalry to march across.
This enormous 100-foot tall Hellenistic statue was one of the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World, but it toppled into the sea during an earthquake.
This person wrote the first legal code for the city-state of Athens. It was considered very strict.
This elite group of heavily-armed Persian soldiers seemed unstoppable.
A humorous form of drama that often includes satire.
At this battle, the Spartan King Leonidas and his army of 300 Spartans refused to surrender to the numerically superior Persian army at the narrow mountain pass. They were annihilated, but this action allowed the other Greek forces to prepare for the Persians.
These are heavily armed Greek foot soldiers who used the phalanx formation to become the most powerful force in the ancient world.
These people have the right to participate in government.
From 480-430 BC, Athens experienced a growth in intellectual and artistic learning; this was known as the ___
This great mathematician wrote The Element, which is the basis for modern geometry.