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					        Greece’s Golden Age
• History of Ancient Near East & Greece come
  together
• Starts with Croesus r. 560-47 BC
• Ionian Greek City-States (poli)
• Cyrus—547
• Darius r. 522-486
• 499 Ionian City-States start rebellion
Persian Empire
Marathon, 490 BC
Herodotus,
                Attack of 480
•   Xerxes and Themistocles
•   Thermopylae & Spartan stand
•   Athens burned
•   Salamis
•   Plataea—479
•   Results
Thermopylae
Draco   Solon
Pericles
Sparta
Aristarchus, c. 300 BC
Sin 3 degrees = 20, soooo
The SUN is 20x further away from the earth
than the MOON, must be MUCH heavier
SOOOOO, Heliocentric theory
Eratosthenes (276 BC - 194 BC)
Hellenistic mathematician, geographer and astronomer.

				
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